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Term: Children with Disabilities

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-11-18


Children whose daily activities or normal functioning are restricted because of a condition or health problem. In Brownell et al. (2008) children with disabilities were identified as those aged 6 to 17 years receiving Level II or Level III funding support through the Department of Education, Citizenship and Youth (MECY). These are children with at least one diagnosis of a sensory or mental handicap or an emotional or behavioural disorder.

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  • Brownell M, De Coster C, Penfold R, Derksen S, Au W, Schultz J, Dahl M. Manitoba Child Health Atlas Update. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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