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Disability and Health Overview

What is disability?

A disability is any condition of the body or mind (impairment) that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to do certain activities (activity limitation) and interact with the world around them (participation restrictions).

There are many types of disabilities, such as those that affect a person’s:

  • Vision

  • Movement

  • Thinking

  • Remembering

  • Learning

  • Communicating

  • Hearing

  • Mental health

  • Social relationships

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