You will be assessed about your ability to speak, hear and understand others in your first language.


  • Does your condition(s) or medication(s) make it difficult for people to understand you?
  • Do you have anxiety when speaking to people?
  • Are you able to understand other people?
  • Is it hard for you to concentrate when speaking to people?
  • Are you easily confused when something is explained to you?
  • Do you feel confident you understand body language or verbal queues?
  • Are you visually or hearing impaired?

Relating to EB

  • Do you have blisters (or a tracheotomy) that make it painful to speak?
  • Do you have any eye problems that make it difficult to maintain eye contact or use your eyes normally?
  • Does your pain affect your ability to pay attention to others in a conversation?