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What is disability?

 
Disability is a word used to describe many different things that can be going on in your body. It can mean something physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional or developmental. Some people are born with a disability and others can acquire them in the course of their lives.
 
     
 
It can mean something physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional or developmental.
 
     
 
Having a disability can have a huge impact on your life. It can mean that getting around is difficult because of your physical body and the inaccessibility of society. It can mean that you see and understand things differently and this can impact on your life and your relationships.
 
No matter what the disability you have a right to support and help to allow you to live your life in the way that you wish. There are many different organisations that are available to help and support you in your journey. We have listed some below:
     
 
Teentxt service and this
is open 10am -4am daily, all
you have to do is text the
word ‘Talk’ to 50101
 
     
You can also contact Childline by phone, text or through our website. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  and the number is 1800 666 666.You can talk to us by text by contacting our Teentxt service and this is open 10am-4am daily, all you have to do is text the word ‘Talk’ to 50101. Alternatively you can chat to us live on the One to One facility on our website.