multi-handicapped

adjective
mul·ti-han·di·capped | \ˌməl-tē-ˈhan-di-ˌkapt, -ˌtī-\
variants: or multihandicapped

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: having or affected by more than one disability … rooms that have been specially designed to help multi-handicapped students learn life skills.— Larry Gierer, The Columbus (Georgia) Ledger-Enquirer, 12 Aug. 2011 Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a specially trained dog to assist a multihandicapped child.The Evening News and Tribune (Jeffersonville-New Albany, Indiana), 17 Apr. 2012 also : of, relating to, serving, or designed for individuals with more than one disability … hired as the new high school multi-handicapped teacher. — Jim Kinton, The Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal, 11 July 2007

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