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Here at Kirinari we are experienced in dealing with people; their unique attributes, skills, interests and individuality

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Types of Disabilities

Sensory Disability refers to a disability of the senses. It can affect one or more of a person's senses, such as; sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste or spatial awareness. Sensory disability can include:

  • Autism spectrum disorder

  • Low vision or blindness

  • Hearing loss


     

Intellectual Disability depending on a person' s situation, a person may experience difficulty in learning, solving problems, communicating, and developing everyday life skills. Intellectual disabilities are most typically diagnosed early in a Childs life, most often before the age of ten. Types of Intellectual disability include:

  • Down syndrome

  • Fragile X syndrome

  • Williams syndrome

  • Prade Willi syndrome


     

Mental Illness may, affect the way a person's thinks, carriers out work, behaves and processes emotions. They can at times find it extremely difficult to partake in social activities. A mental illness can be with a person for a lifetime, momentary or come and go. Types of mental illness include:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Eating disorders

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder

  • Bipolar disorder


     

 Physical Disability is where a person has impaired mobility or movement. This can be either temporary or permanent. Types of Physical disability include:

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Epilepsy

  • Tourette syndrome

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Acquired brain injury

 

If you have any questions about the different types of disabilities, get in touch with our team!