Business / Real Estate / Handicap: As defined in the fair housing act, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (walking, seeing, learning, working) or a record of having such an impairment or being regarded as having such impairment. Handicap does not include current, illegal use or addiction to a controlled substance.

Other Words for Handicap

Handicap Noun Synonyms: hindrance, restraint, encumbrance, restriction, limitation, impediment, barrier, bar, obstacle, (stumbling) block, constraint, check, curb, trammel, disability, disadvantage

Handicapped Individual

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Handicapped Individual: Based on the definition provided by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, an individual is 'handicapped' if he or she has: a mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one or more MORE

Callaway Handicap System

Entertainment / Golf / Callaway Handicap System: (also 'callaway scoring system') a system of creating 'fair' handicaps for a one-time event in which many players do not have verifiable or established handicaps (more on tournament formats) MORE

Fair Housing Amendment Act Of 1988

Business / Real Estate / Fair Housing Amendment Act Of 1988: Extends the Civil Rights Act of 1968 to cover handicapped persons and families with children. MORE