Disabilities : Disabilities By Christie Garrecht 1 What does Disability Mean? : What does Disability Mean? Two Definitions
1. lack of adequate power, strength, or physical or mental ability; incapacity.
2. a physical or mental handicap, esp. one that prevents a person from living a full, normal life or from holding a gainful job.
More Definitions of Disability 2 Slide 3: How MANY DIFFERERNT TYPES OF
Disabilities are there? HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS! 3 1 2 3 4 A Few Types are…. : A Few Types are…. 4 Combo Carpal Tunnel A.D.D Blindness Hearing Loss Charge Syndrome Autism Down Syndrome Disabilities are broken into 3 categories Slide 5: STATISTICS ON DISABILITIES How Many People Actually
Have Disabilities? 5 Slide 6: 6 More Statistics Slide 7: all different ages Who can have disabilities? 7 Slide 8: Disabilities age statistics 8 Slide 9: 9 Slide 10: 10 Are there any Cures For all of the disabilities? Cure For Disabilities Slide 11: There are cures for some disabilities, but not all
There are therapies and devices used for most of them that don’t have cures, to help the person deal with their disabilities
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Horse Therapy 11 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy : Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 12 Dog/ Pet Therapy : Dog/ Pet Therapy 13 Dog Therapy Video Horse Therapy : Horse Therapy Horse Therapy 14 Conclusion : Conclusion There are many different types of disabilities and they affect all different ages in different ways. Many of these disabilities can not be cured, but there are therapies for a person with a disability to help them cope. Many people with disabilities also have special tools that will help them in daily life, some include a walker, splint, and a wheelchair 15