How Many Different Disabilities Are There in The World?

In the whole world, there are different people and in our world billions of people are living and those people have to live together. As all we know there are lots of different races, there are lots of different types of people and it is easy to say that all of the people are different from each other and people have to respect each other.


In our world, almost all of the people want to live in peace in order to keep their lives in a peaceful and silent way but unfortunately it is possible to see that there are some people who are sinister and as a result of them we see some of  the deterioration in the world and unfortunately it is possible to see that there are wars in some regions of the world. As we said before, if people live in peace our world will be much more beautiful place than now. Today we are going to give some information about the differences of the people who are living in the different regions of the world and actually there is no difference between the people. In our world, unfortunately not all of the people are healthy, it is possible to see that there are millions of the people who have disabilities and as we said before in our neighbor it is possible to see them and people have to respect them because a healthy person is always a candidate for being a disabled person because of this reason people have to think twice when they are behaving the disabled people. When we look at the world, it is possible to see that there are disabled people who are from the born and on the other hand it is possible to see that there are lots of people who are disabled after the born maybe on account of the fact that the traffic accidents or other reasons. Now we are going to make a short analysis about the different disabilities.


The Number and the Names of Different Disabilities in the World


In the world it is possible to see that there are people who are with disabilities and they are in different levels, we see that some people are with disabilities full on their bodies and because of this they cant live on their own and on the other hand it is possible to see that there are some disabilities that are partly on their bodies, these people can live on their own with little help. In the world there are lots of different disabilities and their number is 71 and their names are so:

Acquired Brain Injury

ADD/ADHD (for some a bone of contention)


Aicardi Syndrome

Alzheimer’s Disease (both age related and early-onset)


Angelman Syndrome

Anxiety Disorders

Apallic Syndrome



Asperger’s Syndrome



Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Bipolar Disorder


Cerebral Palsy

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome

Christ-Siemen’s-Touraine syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Cockayne syndrome

Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

Cri du Chat syndrome

Cystic Fibrosis

Degenerative Joint Disease


Distal Muscular Dystrophy

Down’s Syndrome

Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy

Dwarfism (“people of short stature”)

Dyscalculla (like Dyslexia but to do with numbers)




Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy


Friedreich’s Ataxia

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Hearing Impairment


Huntington Disease

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease

Motor Neurone Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Myasthenia Gravis

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy


Obsessive Conpulsive Disorder

Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disorder also known as Adair-Dighton syndrome)


Parkinson’s Disease

Phobias (eg Agoraphobia)

Post Polio Syndrome

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Prader-Willi Syndrome


Refsum Disease

Rett Syndrome


Spina Bifida

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Traumatic Brain Injury

Tuberous Sclerosis

Williams Syndrome

Visual Impairment (total or partial)


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