Invisible Awareness

The Invisible Disabilities Association strives to bring awareness about chronic illness, pain and injury to friends, family, co-workers, businesses and more. Check out our booklet, pamphlets and videos that address living with invisible disabilities. Read our booklet excerpts and pamphlets online for FREE or order them here.

About the Invisible Disabilities Association – Who we are, how we got here and our purpose.

An Amazing Night with the Invisible Disabilities Association Video Trailer. Enjoy 2 beautifully filmed DVD’s of an Amazing Night with IDA! Special guest speaker, Karyn Buxman, RN, MSN. Master of Ceremonies KEZW DJ, Rick Crandall and 10 incredible Honor Award Winners! Be enlightened! Be encouraged! Share with loved ones!Order the DVD Set of the entire 2009 Banquet- Coming soon!

But You LOOK Good!  A Guide to Understanding and Encouraging People Living with Chronic Illness and Pain. This 56 page book gets to the heart of why our friends and family members have difficulty with continuing illness and pain. It helps them to understand that even though a person with a chronic condition may LOOK good, it does not mean they FEEL good! Moreover, it gives them simple, pragmatic ways to truly be an encouragement, what to say, what not to say and how to help. Read Pamphlet Excerpt of Part OneOrder Booklet or Pamphlet.

Behind Every Face, There is a StoryInvisible Disabilities Association Executive Board Member, Doug Herman shares his personal story and encourages others to share their life stories and get involved in the life stories of others. Invisible Disabilities Association Honor Awards Banquet 2009. Order the full 2 DVD Set – Coming soon.

Looks Can Be Deceiving Understanding What’s on the Inside, Despite What You See on the Outside. Order this Pamphlet.

Multiple What? Untangling the Perplexities of Multiple Sclerosis. An explanation of MS and how it’s symptoms and severity may differ from person to person. Order this Pamphlet.

To the Pain. Invisible Disabilities Association Executive Board Member, Rick Watson shares how most everyone knows someone with a chronic illness who is living amidst a battle against their condition. Invisible Disabilities Association Honor Awards Banquet, October 2009. Order the full 2 DVD Set – Coming soon.

Why Don’t They Just Take Something? Living in the Gap. Loved ones often assume that if their friend or family member is still sick, they must be failing to do what their doctor is telling them to do. This article is a window into why this is not always the case. Order this Pamphlet.