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  • adj. Not disabled.


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non- +‎ disabled


  • Also, the double prefix of "nondisabled" or "not disabled" inclusively centers disabled people in a way that "disabled and able" cannot.

    On the language

  • Robert Stack, president of Community Options Inc., a Princeton, N.J., nonprofit that tries to help disabled workers find jobs, says small-business owners tend to assume such individuals require more time off for doctors 'visits than nondisabled professionals.

    Enterprise Dispatch

  • "The district signaled early on that it wished to join with the parents to answer the question, 'How can we accommodate Christina's disability and meet her need for an appropriate education with her nondisabled peers?'" he said.

    Wave of New Disabilities Swamps School Budgets

  • "In 2006, at least one district in each of 46 states imposed long-term suspensions or expulsions on students with disabilities significantly more often than on nondisabled students."

    Peter Meyer: New Study on Student Discipline: Black Kids Take It on the Chin

  • The Justice Department said the likelihood of a nondisabled person hailing a cab within 10 minutes is 87%, compared with just 3% for a disabled person.

    Push for Cab Access Grows

  • Fueling the surging caseloads are nonelderly and nondisabled adults, who represent about 60% of enrollment growth, according to the United Hospital Fund.

    N.Y. Medicaid Rolls Reach 5 Million

  • Even if his arms and hands moved, even if his lungs were working better than ever and the business below the waist was approaching that of the nondisabled, he still had no sensation, was still subject to sepsis, would not walk—probably never would, or at least not for many years.

    The Burning Wire

  • It took me forever, it seems, to figure out how Jesse could go to school in a community of peers, both disabled and nondisabled, and learn alongside them.

    Knowing Jesse

  • Would Jesse be separated from his nondisabled peers for his entire elementary school experience?

    Knowing Jesse

  • A series of studies has shown, for example, that those who suffer permanently paralyzing spinal cord injuries ultimately return to levels of happiness nearly equal to those of similarly aged nondisabled people.

    The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working


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