What is a mobility impairment?

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A mobility impairment is a disability that affects movement ranging from gross motor skills, such as walking, to fine motor movement, involving manipulation of objects by hand.

For more information, consult Glossary of Disability-Related Terms and Mobility Impairments.

For more information about how individuals with mobility impairments can access computers, consult the publication and video Working Together: Computers and People with Mobility Impairments.

Last update or review: January 24, 2013