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Understand impairment

To manage and support a person with an impairment, it’s critical to understand the impairment and its potential impacts on a person’s day-to-day activities. Every situation is different, so it’s best to talk directly with the person in addition to using some of the following resources.

1. Anxiety

2. Autism

3. Blindness and low vision

4. Cerebral Palsy

5. Deafness and hearing impairment

6. Depression and bipolar disorder

7. Down Syndrome

8. Dyslexia

9. Epilepsy

10. Fragile X Syndrome

11. Muscular dystrophy

12. Multiple Sclerosis

13. Spinal cord injury