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Disability defined

The Disability Inclusion Act 2018 (SA) defines disability in relation to a person as including long-term:

  • physical
  • psycho-social
  • intellectual
  • cognitive
  • neurological, or
  • sensory impairment, or
  • a combination of any of these impairments

which in interaction with various barriers may hinder the person’s full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others.

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