What is a disability?

August 2nd, 2023 | Posted By: jcleme31

An individual with a disability is defined as any person who:

  1. Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities including walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, caring for oneself, or performing manual tasks,
  2. Has a record of such an impairment, or
  3. Is regarded as having such an impairment.

Disabilities can include chronic medical conditions, psychological conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, being Deaf or hard of hearing, being blind or having low vision, physical or mobility impairments or being neurodivergent