Physical Disability Explained

Physical Disability: Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders, neuromuscular disorders, and physically disabling conditions that may require adaptation to one's school environment or curriculum.

Examples include, but are not limited to, mobility impairment, cerebral palsy, amputation of body member, clubfoot, nerve damage to the hand and arm, cardiovascular aneurysm, head injury and spinal cord injury, arthritis and poliomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, congenital malformation of brain cellular tissue, and physical disorders pertaining to muscles and nerves, usually as a result of disease or birth defect, including but not limited to muscular dystrophy and congenital muscle disorders. General medical conditions including certain cardiovascular and circulatory conditions, blood serum disorders, epilepsy, and respiratory disorders.