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Table L.12 Participant profile per quarter by primary disability group – Australian Capital Territory 600 601 602

Prior Quarters

2020-21 Q4

Total

Disability

N

%

N

%

N

%

Autism

2,552

31%

55

22%

2,607

30%

Intellectual Disability

1,418

17%

<11

1,428

17%

Psychosocial disability

1,023

12%

24

10%

1,047

12%

Developmental Delay

721

9%

85

34%

806

9%

Hearing Impairment

422

5%

13

5%

435

5%

Other Neurological

348

4%

<11

358

4%

Other Physical

515

6%

13

5%

528

6%

Cerebral Palsy

286

3%

<11

289

3%

ABI

197

2%

<11

203

2%

Global Developmental Delay

164

2%

<11

171

2%

Visual Impairment

172

2%

<11

174

2%

Multiple Sclerosis

189

2%

<11

194

2%

Stroke

120

1%

<11

123

1%

Spinal Cord Injury

68

1%

<11

70

1%

Other

58

1%

<11

68

1%

Other Sensory/Speech

84

1%

<11

85

1%

Total

8,337

100%

249

100%

8,586

100%

(9) The information is contained in the combined response in question 8.


Disability services—sport(Question No 71)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Disability, upon notice, on 4 December 2020 (redirected to the Minister for Sport and Recreation):

(1) How does the ACT Government support disability in sports.

(2) What government initiatives support disability in sport.

(3) What groups and organisations in the ACT support sports for people living with disability.

(4) What disability sports groups and organisations are supported by the ACT Government and what is the nature of the support provided.

(5) What percentage of people living with disability in the ACT are known to be engaged in community sport.

(6) What concerns have been identified by the ACT Government in relation to disability sports, and what measures will the Government take to improve and/or resolve these concerns.

Ms Berry: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:


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