Born To Be Different | Disability Science Documentary 2019

Published on Oct 12, 2019
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Biological Science
Born To Be Different | Disability Science Documentary 2019

This disability science documentary 2019 is a candid portrait of the pressures and joys of bringing up a disabled child, Born to Be Different reveals the bittersweet challenges faced by six families as they raise their children.

a disability or functional impairment is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these. Other definitions describe disability as the societal disadvantage arising from such impairments. Disability substantially affects a person's life activities and may be present from birth or occur during a person's lifetime.

Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations. Disability is thus not just a health problem. It is a complex phenomenon, reflecting the interaction between features of a person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives.


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