The Disability Services Act 1992 (Qld) defines a person with a disability as follows:
1) This Act applies to a person with a disability
(a) that is attributable to an intellectual, psychiatric, cognitive, neurological, sensory or physical impairment or a combination of impairments; and
(b) that results in
(i) a substantial reduction of the person’s capacity for communication, social interaction, learning or mobility; and
(ii) the person needing support.
2) The disability must be permanent or likely to be permanent.
3) The disability may be, or may not be, of a chronic episodic nature.