DISABILITY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A lasting impairment that interfers with daily life functioning. See handicap. DISABILITY: "Joe suffered from a hearing disability." Related Psychology Terms PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITY OPTIC APRAXIA PEOPLE-FIRST LANGUAGE CONGENITAL VISUAL IMPAIRMENT APRAXIA OF GAIT VISUAL IMPAIRMENT DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DISORDER PHYSICAL THERAPY (PT) 1 EXECUTIVE DYSFUNCTION BRAIN DISORDER Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DISABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/disability/ (accessed January 17, 2019).