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Governor's Commission on Disability

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions asked about disabilities

What are the different types of disabilities?
There are four major types of disabilities: Eyesight Disability, Hearing Disability, Mobility Disability, Cognitive Disability.

What are the laws governing the parking privileges for persons with a walking disability?
Any motor vehicle carrying the special plates or hanging windshield placard issued to a person with a walking disability under RSA 261:88, or a similar license plate displaying the international accessibility symbol.

What kinds of benefits are available for people with disabilities?
People with disabilities can be eligible for many Federal, State, and Local benefits.

Are there any classes or seminars to broaden your understanding of disabilities?
The GCD put on mini-seminars every other month as well as sponsoring and advertising other organization's activities.

Governor's Commission on Disability  |  121 South Fruit Street, Suite 101, Concord, NH 03301
Toll-Free NH: 800-852-3405  |  603-271-2773  |   Fax: 603-271-2837  |

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