Physical Impacts

a boy with cp walking with a walker outside

Some facts about physical disabilities:

•Cognitive function may be impacted

•Limited Motor Functioning or Processing Impairments in the area of injury or connected areas

•Stiff/Involuntary Movements causing stiffness

•Movements may be interrupted or executed poorly limiting daily functioning

If we knew how much perseverance and endurance it took people with physical impairments to go about their day, we would never see them as anything but incredibly strong. 

Some types of physical impairments:

Cerebral Palsy

Spina Bifida

Muscular Dystrophy

Brain/Spinal Cord Injury

an adult with hand crutches standing in an office