Disability Literature Review

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CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 INTRODUCTION This chapter will included about overview of definitions, Malaysian scenario of disabled accessibilities, related legislation, statutory and guidelines, issues of disability, Person with disabilities (PWDs) perception on access and facilities for Pwds in Malaysia, planning by Local Authority, accessibility system in Malaysia, list of disabled facilities provided in private hospital, and the conditions of the disabled facilities and the also the customer’s satisfaction. 2.2 DEFINITION 2.2.1 DISABLED The term "disability", usually applied to humans, it is refers to any situation that obstructs the accomplishment of daily tasks using common methods. Most of the organization or individuals have their own perception and definition on disability. 2.2.1.1 Demographics of disability Disabled community is one…show more content…
This is happen because of the technology of medicine as it is allowing this people to live longer in advanced times. Disabilities refer to people with inability to do the task in common way. Physical trauma is one of the example of disabilities which the physical trauma both arise from violence and accidents, particularly war and it following (e.g., massive construction places such as Quarry construction) lead to often serious and body-altering physical injury, such as the removal of a leg members. Psychological trauma can also central to a kind of disabilities. 2.2.1.2 Types of disability "Disability" can be breakdown into a number of sub-categories, which can comprise the following: I. Physical impairments affecting movement, such as muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida and cerebral palsy. II. Lack of or amputation of limbs or other body parts III. Sensory impairments, such as visual or hearing

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