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About Specific Disabilities (2017) (English and Spanish) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


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. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Blindness/ Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Loss, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Emotional Disturbance, Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Other Health Impairment, Rare Disorders, Speech and Language Impairments, Spina Bifida, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment, including blindness.


ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum Disorder Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Disability Characteristics Early Intervention Elementary Emotional Disability Hearing Impairment High School Intellectual Disability Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment