The word disability, referred to the disabled, or handicapped.
Still, their treatment varied from place to place, or depending on who they came into contact with.
This could also refer to certain mental illnesses, such as intellectual disabilities and other types of disabilities that could impair a person's ability to benefit from school or another form of education.
People with disabilities and types of disabilities
- Helen Keller (deaf/blind)
- Demosthenes (speech disorder)
- John Milton (deaf)
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Restricted Mobility)
- Niles Caulder (Restricted Mobility)