Neurological Disabilities

Hearing loss is a partial or total inability to hear; it may be mild, moderate, severe, or profound and can affect one ear or both ears.  It leads to difficulty in hearing conversational speech or loud sounds.  People who are hard of hearing usually communicate through spoken language and can benefit from hearing aids, cochlear implants, and other assistive devices as well as captioning.

A neurological disability is any disorder of the central and peripheral nervous system mainly the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles.

Common types of Neurological Disabilities include:

  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia
  • Migraines
  • Strokes
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy