Medical Dictionary

multi-handicapped

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

medical Definition of multi-handicapped

:having or affected by more than one disability
  • … rooms that have been specially designed to help multi-handicapped students learn life skills.
  • —Larry GiererThe Columbus (Georgia) Ledger-Enquirer12 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 KintonThe Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal11 July 2007

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