will affect whether and to what magnitude our lives will be affected by
disability? The causes of disability are very dissimilar and will affect people
of all social and cultural backgrounds, but some reasons will make us further
susceptible to the causes. For instance: Where we live in the world – e.g. polio
and TB are still prevalent in some developing countries where healthcare
facility is insufficient and vaccination programs have not been completely



income families are more possible to live in poorly intense homes, have a less
nutritious diet, etc., leading to a complex and higher liability to some


way and the mode we live our lives has a direct impact on our health and
health. Stress, smoking, lack of exercise, carelessness are just a few
behaviors that we put ourselves at risk.


body structure may determine whether we are predisposed to specific ailments or
diseases. While some diseases, such as cancer, are due in fragment to genetic weaknesses,
they can also be caused by environmental reasons. Most disorders are reasonably
occasional and affect one person in every several thousand or millions. Some
kinds of receding gene disorders deliberate a benefit in the heterozygous state
in certain environments.

environment we live in and our financial conditions will affect how we bring
about and manage our disability. People who are better off financially are more
able to pay for home alterations and purchase in care, should they want it.
They have choices that disabled people on low incomes do not have. People who
have assimilated a disability later in life are more expected to have invested in
a secure future.

those who are born with a disability may not have had the education and
employment opportunities accessible to their non-disabled colleagues, and are
therefore more likely to be offenders on state assistance and social housing.
Some cultures have a better assurance to the family so that, rightly or
wrongly, the fast and extended family can depend on upon to offer support to
the disabled family member. Other cultures have a tradition that may make life
informal or more problematic for disabled people, for example, the way we make
and eat our food, the clothes we wear, the mode we manage private and personal
responsibilities and tasks.