Question 09 - Communication You will be assessed about your ability to speak, hear and understand others in your first language. General 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?