Severe Disability Law and Legal Definition
According to 42 USCS 3002 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 35. Programs for Older Americans; Declaration of Objectives and Definitions], the term "severe disability" means "a severe, chronic disability attributable to mental or physical impairment, or a combination of mental and physical impairments, that--
(A) is likely to continue indefinitely; and
(B) results in substantial functional limitation in 3 or more of the major life activities specified in subparagraphs (A) through (G) of paragraph (8)."