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World Disability Facts Infographic - 1 Billion People Live with a Form of Disability

WORLD DISABILITY FACTS "Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions." An impairment is a problem in body function or structure. 21 An activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action. 13 A participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations. The World Health Organisation (WHO) A SNAPSHOT OF GLOBAL DISABILITY STATISTICS 200 million 1 billion + The prevalence of disability is on the rise. people live with a form of disability. of these experience extreme difficulty in functioning. This is due to ageing populations, and a global increase in chronic health conditions. 2/3rds of all the years lived with a disability in low and middle income countries are due to chronic diseases. Issues Facing the Disabled Vs. the Non-Disabled Issues Disabled Non-Disabled Employment The rate is lower for men at 53% and women at 20%. The rate is higher for men at 65% and women at 30%. 53% 65% 20% 30% In low-income countries they are 50% more likely to experience catastrophic health expenditure.* Poverty The poverty rate is lower by comparison. Rate is lower by comparison. Mortality The rate is 2 to 4 times higher where a disaster occurs. R.LP. R.I.P. R.I.P. R.I.P. This is when people have to pay fees for health care and the amount is so high in relation to their income that it results in "financial catastrophe" for the individual or the household. Such high expenditure can mean that people have to cut down on necessities such as food. Note DISABILITIES IN CHILDREN 95 MILLION CHILDREN (0-14 YEARS OLD) HAVE A DISABILITY. Disabilities Prevalent Down Syndrome Autism Spectrum Cerebral Palsy Disorders Emotional and Dyslexia Behavioural Disorders Attention Deficit Aphasia Disorder Fetal Alcohol Central Auditory Syndrome Processing Disorder Epilepsy INSPIRING PEOPLE BY PROFESSION STEPHEN HAWKING TANNI GREY THOMPSON Sports Star and Disability Campaigner Theoretical Physicist Achievements Achievements O Considered the A greatest scientist of the 20th century. Paralympic and World Championship Gold Medalist. Disability Disability Awarded the Born with Spina Bifida. Motor Neuron A Presidential Medal of Disease. Almost completely paralysed. Holder of 30 world Freedom in 2009. records. RICHARD BRANSON SUDHA CHANDRAN Entrepreneur and CEO Dancer and Actress Achievements Achievements World famous dancer in Indian classical Self-made Billionaire. Disability Disability Founder of the Virgin Group. dance. Amputee. Her right leg was removed after an Dyslexia. Bollywood Film and TV Actress. Left school at 16 partially due to his learning disability. accident. STEVIE WONDER Musician, Singer and Song Writer References eng.pdf?ua=1 Achievements 30+ U.S. top 10 hits. Has won 24 Disability Grammys. He was born The youngest solo artist to be inducted into the blind. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. mplc-star HOME Healthcare Adaptations aities in Children The Top 10 Most

World Disability Facts Infographic - 1 Billion People Live with a Form of Disability

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This infographic gives a snapshot of some of the statistics associated with disability, the breakdown of what the term disability actually means, the most prevalent disabilities in children and some ...






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