Understanding disabilities

word disability surrounded by a number of causesThe term disability covers a wide range of physical limitations, illnesses, and specific learning disabilities. Some disabilities are visible, some are not. 
There are two types of disabilities - physical and learning. Each of the listed items has a corresponding tile with more detailed information.
Physical disabilities
  • injuries and diseases
  • blindness and low vision
  • deaf and hard of hearing
  • acquired brain injury
  • chronic medical disabilities
  • mental health conditions
  • specific learning disability
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
Learning Disabilities:
  • communication-based learning disabilities
  • developmental coordination disabilities
  • language-based learning disabilities

Skeletal injuries or diseases

Blind and low vision

Deaf and hard of hearing

Acquired brain injury

Chronic medical conditions

Mental health conditions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Specific Learning Disability

Learning disabilities

An overview of invisible disabilities

Visual learning disabilities

Auditory disabilities

Mobility learning disabilities

Organizational disabilities