newspaper-3The Invisible Disabilities Association is spreading the word about invisible disabilities through seminars, conferences, meetings, events, radio programs and news publications! IDA strives to create more awareness about the millions who live with illness, pain, injury and disabilities.


Contact Deb Hileman at: deb.hileman[at] 

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01-03-2015 – IDA Makes Top 10 Blogs for 2014

01-03-2014 – IDA Makes Top 10 Blogs for 2013

10-14-2013 – IDA Gets “Invisible Disabilities Day” Proclaimed by Governor Hickenlooper

10-12-2013 – Ed Greene, CBS4 Weather and News Anchor to Emcee Awards Night

10-11-2013 – Illusionists Illuminate Evening for People Living with Illness and Pain

10-10-2013 – Worldwide Outreach Awards Individuals and Organizations Making a Difference

09-25-2013 – Invisible Disabilities Champions at It’s Not an Illusion

09-12-2013 – IDA Founder and President Special Guest on Kidney Talk

09-10-2013 – IDA President Speaking at The 12th Annual Twin Cities DI Day

09-7-2013 – Allsup and the Invisible Disabilities Association Remind Those Living w/ Chronic Pain They Are Not Alone.

01-23-2013 – IDA Receives the “Best Booth Award” for Allsup’s Disability Expo

01-01-2013 – IDA Makes the “Top 10 Guest Blogs of 2012″ on

12-12-2012 – IDA on HUFFPOST LIVE News

10-5-12 – Peyton Manning Autographs Original Artwork for Outreach to People Living with Illness, Pain and Disability

9-27-12 – Invisible Disabilities Champions Join the Expedition in Colorado for the 2012 IDA Honor Awards  Banquet

8-30-12 Invisible Disabilities Association Presents Live Chats with Our Experts September 27th

8-13-12 – Roselyn Saunders, Honorary Chair for 2012 IDA Awards Banquet

07-15-2012 – IDA Teams Up with Allsup for FREE Online Disability Expo September 27, 2012

07-15-2012 – IDA Founder is Guest Speaker for 2012 National Chronic Illness Awareness Week

7-14-2012 – IDA Chosen as Featured Charity for Networking Event in Denver

04-11-2012 – IDA President, Wayne Connell, Visits Social Security Expert, Allsup

02-10-2012 – IDA Ambassador, Juliet Madsen, Featured on 9NEWS in Denver

01-20-2012 – IDA President in Documentary, “Invisible Wounds, Invisible Disabilities”

09-15.2011 – Spotlight Shines on Invisible Disabilities Champions 2011

10-10-2011 – Cleaner Indoor Air Campaign Helps Disney Make Change for People with Environmental Illness

10-1-2010 – Unseen Ailments in the Spotlight During Disability Awareness Month in October

09-30-2010 – Spotlight Shines on Invisible Disabilities Champions 2010

10-14-2009 – Jim Allsup Receives 2009 Advocacy Award


On the Air – IDA on the radio, podcast and online seminars.

In the News – IDA in newspapers, magazines and more.

On VideoIDA in informative and encouraging videos.


Past Annual Honor Award Banquets – Our evening of inspiration, encouragement and FUN! Enjoy a delicious dinner, great speakers, incredible award winner making a difference in their communities, a live and silent auction and meet new friends!

IDA Award Recipients – Check out all the amazing individuals and organizations IDA has honored with special awards!

Seminars Education, encouragement, awareness and a great time.

Other Events – IDA gets the word out at special events.

Out and About – IDA shares about invisible disabilities with some amazing people.