Thousands Share Their Invisible Disabilities On Twitter

Invisible Illness


From BBC News.


Using the hashtag #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike, Twitter users across the world with hidden disabilities have been sharing pictures and stories to challenge society’s perceptions.

Many people live with hidden disabilities – a physical, mental, sensory or neurological condition which don’t have physical signs but are painful, exhausting and isolating.

They must also deal with the frustration, misunderstandings and false perceptions arising from the unseen nature of their conditions.

A billion people around the world live with some kind of disability according to the World Health Organization, and one US survey found 74% of those with disabilities do not use a wheelchair or anything which might visually signal their disability.


To read the rest of this story, click on the link below:


Link to Invisible Illness story

Leave a Reply

The York ME Community © 2015
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App