What is as a Disability?

Today, the term ‘disability’ refers to a wide range of health conditions, injuries, illnesses or permanent disabilities. Basically, it’s any kind of limitation, restriction or impairment, whether temporary or permanent, that affects your everyday activities and potentially your employment.

Still not sure what that means? Check out the list below for just some of the disabilities we can support, or give us a call on 1300 139 920

A
Acquired brain impairment
Acquired brain injuries
ADD/ADHD
AIDs
Alcohol dependence
Alzheimer’s
Amputation of a limb
Anorexia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asperger’s syndrome
Asthma
Ataxia telangiectasia
Atopic dermatitis
Autism
B
Back injuries
Becker muscular dystrophy
Behaviour disorders
Bipolar
Blindness
Brain impairments
Brain injuries
Bronchitis
Bulimia
Bullous icthyosis
Burns
Bursitis
C
Cancer
Capsulitis
Carpel tunnel syndrome
Cataracts
Cerebral palsy
Chromosomal conditions
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic obstructive airways disease
Chronic pain
Chronic pulmonary heart disease
Chronic transfusion dependent anaemia
Circulatory system conditions
Cirrhosis
Coeliac disease
Coffin-Lowry syndrome
Congenital abnormalities
Congenital heart disease
Congenital limb issues
Coronary artery disease
Crohns disease
Crush injuries
Curvature of the spine
Cystic fibrosis
D-E
Deafness
Depression
Diabetes
Diplegia paraplegia
Diverticular disease
Down’s syndrome
Drug dependence
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Eczema
Emphysema
Encopresis
Endocrine system dysfunction
Endometriosis
Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
Epilepsy
Eye anomalies
F-G
Fibromyalgia
Fractures
Fragile X syndrome
Gallbladder disorders
Gastroenterological conditions
Glandular fever
Glaucoma
Gout
Guillain Barre syndrome
Gynaecological disorders
H
Haemoglobinopathy
Haemophilia
Hearing loss
Heart attack
Hemiplegia
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hernia
HIV
Hurler syndrome
Hypertension
Hyperthyroidism
Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
I-L
Immunodeficiency
Infections of the nervous system
Intellectual disability
Intellectual health
Intervertebral disc disorder
Irritable bowel syndrome
Ischaemic heart disease
Juvenile arthritis
Kidney disorders
Klinefelter’s syndrome
Lactose intolerance
Learning disabilities
Liver disorders
Low vision
Lower limb deficiencies
Lupus
M
Meniere’s disease
Mental health disorders
Migraine
Mitochondrial respiratory chain disorder
Morbid obesity
MPS 1
Multiple chemical syndrome
Multiple sclerosis
Muscular dystrophy
Musculo-skeletal disorders
Myocardial infarction
Myopathy
N-O
Neck disorders
Nerve root compression
Nervous system issues
Neurodegenerative disorders
Neurological health conditions
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Occupational overuse syndrome (OOS)
Oesophageal disorder
Oppositional defiant disorder
Organ failure
Osteoarthritis
Osteogenesis imperfecta
Osteomyelitis
Osteoporosis
P-Q
Pancreatic disorders
Paralysis
Paranoia
Paraplegia
Parkinson’s disease
Peripheral vascular disease
Personality disorders
Phobias
Poliomyelitis
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Prader-Willi syndrome
Psoriasis
Psychological disorders
Psychiatric disorders
Quadriplegia
R
Rectal disorders
Regional pain syndrome
Renal tract disorders
Reproductive problem
Respiratory disorders
Rheumatoid arthritis
Rotator cuff injuries
S
Schizophrenia
Sciatica
Sense organs
Shoulder disorders
Skin disorders
Speech disorders
Spina bifida
Spinal disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and strains
Stomach disorders
Syndromic conditions
Synovitis
T-V
Tendonitis
Tenosynovitis
Thalassaemia
Tinnitus
Tourette’s syndrome
Transplant
Tuberculosis
Ulcerative colitis
Upper arm disorders
Urinary incontinence
Urinary tract disorders
Vasculitis
Vertigo

 

 

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