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The word “handicap” is…



A. An appropriate term to describe an individual.
B. Never used in the media or the law to describe people with disabilities.
C. A term originated from a time when people with disabilities begged in the streets with their CAP in their hand.
D. A term used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to describe injured soldiers

This question is part of Veteran Disability Awareness Quiz
Asked by Hmhi, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Sep 15, 2017

This answer is a myth. check snopes for etymology of handicap

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hmhi

Hmhi

Answered on Sep 15, 2017

A term originated from a time when people with disabilities begged in the streets with their cap in their hand.

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