Types of Disabilities
There are many different types of disabilities that exist. Disability can be categroised in to four main types - intellectual, physical, sensory, and mental illness.
As we are sharing some information about different disabilities with you, remember, disability is not black and white. Two people with the same type of disability may not have the same experiences.
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Intellectual disabilities and its Types
An intellectual disability includes difficulty communicating, learning, and retaining information.
Physical disabilities and its Types
Physical disabilities may affect, either temporarily or permanently, a person's physical capacity and/or mobility.
Mental illness and its Types
A person's thinking, emotional state and behaviours can be affected by different types of mental illness that exist.
Sensory disabilities and its Types
Sensory disability is a type that may affect one or more senses; sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste or spatial awareness.