What Is The Definition Of Disability?
Section 6B(1) of the Act defines the word “disability” as follows :
Disability includes a severe to moderate hindrance in the ability of any person to function and complete everyday activities as a result of a physical, sensory, communication, intellectual, or mental limitation that affects his or her capacity to do so, if the restriction :
- Has lasted more than a year or is expected to last more than a year
- Is diagnosed in line with the Commissioner’s criteria by a fully licensed medical practitioner.