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Invisible Disabilities

Let's Talk About Visibility And Social Justice

Outspeak | Posted 02.28.2017 | Healthy Living
Outspeak

In general, a disability is often used to describe an ongoing physical challenge. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) an in...

Teen Slays At Reminding Us That Not All Disabilities Are Visible

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.06.2016 | Good News

This is one young person wise beyond her years from whom we can all learn a lesson. Aimee Rouski, a 19-year-old with Crohn’s disease, has posted thr...

Hearing Loss, the Forgotten Disability

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.29.2016 | Technology
Janice S. Lintz

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted 25 years ago, yet we are still discussing the same issues for people with hearing loss. The terms "disability" and "access" have morphed into just meaning physical disability and physical access.

To The Author Of The Anonymous Note Left On My Car Window

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

In your hurry to keep things neat and orderly, you didn't see the whole picture. You didn't see the wheelchair lift permanently installed into the back of my SUV, and you didn't see me unload my little girl's pink manual wheelchair that we use for "quick" trips.

Pay It Forward: Undergraduate Scholars Research

Serena Lee | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Serena Lee

In a circle of UCLA undergraduate scholars, we held a lively discussion about mice brains in lab research. Aside from the gory mouse termination details, I was fascinated by the array of research topics.

A Tick Bite Changed My Life Forever

Posted 12.12.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Sherri Connell, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis & Lyme Disease, and her husband Wayne Connell, the Founder & President of Invisible Disabilities A...