Examples of Acquired Disability

Is there a list of Acquired Disabilities?

There is no definitive list of acquired disabilities. Acquired disabilities can be visible and invisible.

Examples of acquired disability issues include:

Accident related injuries

  • Head trauma
  • Spinal injuries
  • Loss of vision
  • Loss of hearing
  • Injured / loss of limbs

Illness and health related

  • Post stroke
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Motor Neurone Disease              
  • Mental Illness
  • Stress