About Specific Disabilities

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This webpage connects you quickly with brief, but detailed fact sheets on specific disabilities. Each fact sheet defines the disability, describes its characteristics, offers tips for parents and teachers, and connects you with related information and organizations with special expertise in that disability.

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Autism Spectrum Disorders | Includes autism, Asperger Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, PDDNOS, and childhood disintegrative disorder.

Blindness/ Visual Impairment

Cerebral Palsy

Deaf-Blindness

Deafness and Hearing Loss

Developmental Delay

Down Syndrome

Emotional Disturbance

Epilepsy

Intellectual Disability

Learning Disabilities | Includes dyslexia, dyscalcula, and dysgraphia.

Multiple Disabilities

Other Health Impairment |

Rare Disorders

Speech and Language Impairments

Spina Bifida

Traumatic Brain Injury

Visual Impairment | Including blindness.

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