Invisible Disabilities

Some disabilities that are often unseen are:

  • Chronic pain
  • Deafness
  • Aspergers
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Head injuries
  • Mental illness
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Epilepsy
  • Learning disability
  • Lyme Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Non-cancerous tumours
  • Arthritis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

For a more extensive list, see the Invisible Disabilities: List & Information (.pdf) from the UMatter at UMass initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  New

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (Muscle Pain)