Communication Disability

Communication Disability

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What is communication disability?

Some people experience ongoing barriers to communicating what they want when they want. This may be called communication difficulty or communication disability.

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People you might meet

People who experience communication difficulties or disability are a diverse group with a wide range of lived experience. Meet some of our communication advocates.

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Causes of communication disability

A number of conditions and illnesses can result in communication disability. But sometimes, there is no obvious cause.

A good life with communication disability

Everyone can communicate, no matter what their disability or other needs. The right types of support can enable everyone to communicate and live a good life.

Communication disability and the NDIS

The NDIS helps eligible people with communication disability to access the support they need to achieve their goals and have a good life.