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hdfadfhdfsssssssssRetarded The handicapped and mentally retarded people in America lead a difficult life but with the help of new innovations such as the web-Braille library and many new laws coming into effect it will make life much more livable and enjoyable to be in their position Unfortunately in life not everything is fair Some people are born with handicaps that make it harder for them to get through life like the rest of us The definition of handicapped from the merriam-webster dictionary is as follows Having a physical or mental disability that substantially limits activity especially in relation to employment or education There are two different kinds of handicaps mental and physical People who are mentally retarded are usually slow or limited in intellectual or emotional development or academic progress People who are physically handicapped have a physical disability that makes achivement unusually difficult Before congress intervened and began passing laws people with these handicaps were and in some isolated cases still are being overlooked in job interviews or not given adequate accomidatoins to get into schools librarys or any other public buildings Congress aimed to change this with Americans with Disabilities Act which establishs a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability According to this act which was passed in 1990 some 43000000 Americans have one or more physical or mental disabilities and this number is increasing as the population is growing older In the past society has tended to isolate and segregate individuals with disabilities and despite some improvements such forms of discrimination against individuals with disabilities continue to be a serious and pervasive social problem When someone was discriminated on the basis of things such as race color sex or religon they have legal recourse to file lawsuits but people who were discriminated on the basis of disability have no legal recourse Bibliography sdgsssssswetr
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