DisabilityWiki:General Disclaimer

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This website and the information it contains is intended to provide users with general information and guidance about various disabilities. This material is presented for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with a healthcare provider. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

Please be aware that content on DisabilityWiki is not subject to a formal peer review process. While we strive for accuracy and completeness in the information provided, our content is created and maintained by a community of contributors, some of whom may not be medical professionals. Thus, the information presented here may not have been scrutinized by medical experts in the same way that a scientific journal article or a medical textbook would be. As a user, you should consider the information on this site as a starting point for your research and not as definitive medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare professional for reliable, personalized medical information.


DisabilityWiki is an online open-content collaborative resource, aimed at creating a collective wealth of knowledge about disabilities. Individuals and groups voluntary contribute to this mission. Given the nature of this project, it permits anyone with an internet connection to modify its content. Please be aware that the information found here might not have undergone review by individuals with the necessary expertise to provide comprehensive, accurate, or dependable information.

Despite our best efforts to ensure accuracy, the content on this site may contain errors or inaccuracies. DisabilityWiki and its contributors disclaim any liability for any inaccuracy, error, or omission, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

This website may also contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with DisabilityWiki. DisabilityWiki does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

As a user of DisabilityWiki, you hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless DisabilityWiki, including its subsidiaries, contractors, employees, agents, and third-party partners, from and against any demands, losses, damages, liabilities, inclusive of legal expenses, arising from your utilization or misuse of the Platform, any user-contributed content you disseminate or store through the Platform, your violation of any third-party rights, your non-compliance with these Terms of Service, or any breach of your representations, warranties stated herein. DisabilityWiki reserves the right, at your expense, to assume sole control over the defense of any matter subject to this indemnification clause. You agree to cooperate with DisabilityWiki in defending these claims. While DisabilityWiki will make reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim or proceedings, the indemnification includes (without limitation) any assertions, losses, damages, or liabilities, including legal expenses, related to your actions or user content. Notwithstanding, DisabilityWiki carries no liability for user activities or content within the Platform.

None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, or any individuals otherwise associated with DisabilityWiki can be held accountable for the presence of any inaccurate or defamatory information or for your use of the information provided in or linked from these web pages. The content is offered on an 'as is' basis, and while we strive for accuracy, we cannot guarantee that all information is completely accurate or up-to-date. Any use of this information is at the user's own risk. Please consult a medical professional before making any decisions based on the information provided on DisabilityWiki.

Please note that DisabilityWiki is not affiliated with any specific healthcare provider or service, and we do not endorse any specific healthcare provider or service, or any opinions mentioned on this website.

We encourage you to discuss any information you find on this website with your healthcare provider. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you've read on this website.

This site is a collaborative project and, as such, information added by users may not have been vetted by professionals in the field.

All content on this website is provided "as is" without any warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.

Please note that we may in the future accept sponsorships, advertising, and other forms of compensation. However, this will not influence the information found on our site. Any sponsored content, advertising space, or posts will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

By using this website, you agree to comply with and be bound by this disclaimer and all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that the publication and accessibility of information provided in DisabilityWiki may contravene the laws of the country or jurisdiction from which you are accessing this information. DisabilityWiki's database(s) are maintained with respect to the protections guaranteed under local and federal law. It's possible that the laws in your country or jurisdiction do not provide the same kind of free speech protections or permit the same types of information dissemination. DisabilityWiki does not condone or promote the violation of any laws. We cannot be held responsible for any potential violations of such laws, in the event that you choose to access this domain, or use, reproduce, or disseminate the information available here.