nondisabled

adjective

non·​dis·​abled ˌnän-dis-ˈā-bəld How to pronounce nondisabled (audio)
-diz-ˈā-
: not affected with a disability : not disabled
people with disabilities and their nondisabled peers

Examples of nondisabled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Congenitally deaf people don’t get motion sickness, and NASA simply wanted to know how nondisabled astronauts could avoid motion sickness too. WIRED, 26 Sep. 2023 About a quarter of the nondisabled volunteers screened for the study didn’t have enough control over their soft palates to use the device. IEEE Spectrum, 10 Aug. 2010 Two weeks after the meeting, the Department of Education transferred Paul to a school that has more experience teaching disabled and nondisabled kids together. Abigail Kramer, ProPublica, 4 May 2023 This would cause a reckoning for a lot of nondisabled people. P.M.: Thank you for your time today, bro. Pablo Manríquez, The New Republic, 11 July 2023 Since the end of first grade, he’s been in a special public school classroom in Brooklyn that integrates disabled and nondisabled kids. Abigail Kramer, ProPublica, 4 May 2023 Sheltered workshops keep disabled people separate from nondisabled adults. Madison Hopkins, ProPublica, 16 Nov. 2022 The city is also building on a pilot project that began in 2021, which places kindergarteners with emotional disability classifications in classrooms that are intentionally integrated with nondisabled peers. Abigail Kramer, ProPublica, 17 Nov. 2022 For us, life presents more daily challenges than for the average nondisabled person. Alex Montoyacommunity Voices Contributor, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondisabled was in 1894

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“Nondisabled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondisabled. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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