Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What is a disability?
Answer: A disability is an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, intellectual, mental, sensory, developmental, or some combination of these that results in restrictions on an individual's ability to participate in what is considered "normal" in their everyday society. It may be present from birth or occur during a person's lifetime.
Question: What percentage of South Africa has a disability?
Answer: According to a 2014 report by Statistics South Africa, 7.5% of the country's population is regarded as having a disability.