Invisible Disabilities

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Some common disabilities that are often unseen are

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Aspergers
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deafness
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Head Injuries
  • Heavy Metal Poisoning & Toxicity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Learning Disability
  • Leukoencephalopathy
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphatic Disease: Castleman's Disease and Lymphedema
  • Mental Illness
  • Mold Allergy
  • Non-Cancerous Tumours
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scoliosis
  • Sick Building Syndrome (SBS)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thyroid 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.


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