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 trifold pamphlet is a window into why this is not always the case.
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Why Don’t They Just Take Something? Living in the Gap. One of the first questions that a person asks when we meet someone with a chronic condition is, “What do the doctors say?” You see, when we come across someone who is sick or in pain, we assume the medical community must have a handle […]
Do your loved ones have a hard time understanding how your symptoms such as extreme fatigue, pain, dizziness and cognitive impairments can be debilitating? The Invisible Disabilities Association strives to help friends and family better understand chronic illness and pain, as well as learn how to be a source of encouragement and support. IDA offers our […]
Fragrance-Free Zone pamphlet supports your discussions about the growing concern with chemical sensitivities in the work environment, schools, and homes today. This tri-fold pamphlet helps people living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities or MCS, environmental illness, asthma, and allergies explain their reactions to chemicals and fragrances.
Most people have experienced or know someone who has experienced difficulty breathing, nausea or headaches from such things as cigarette smoke, diesel exhaust, pesticides, cleaning agents or hanging out in the laundry detergent isle for too long. Even so, when it comes to those who report moderate to severe adverse health effects from chemicals used […]
Looks Can Be Deceiving: Understanding What’s on the Inside, Despite What You See on the Outside. We have all seen it! Someone pulls into an accessible parking space, “jumps” out and dashes into the store. It is obvious they are not disabled, they are just in a hurry and being quite lazy! It makes us […]
Don’t judge appearances. People with invisible disabilities don’t LOOK like they have a disability. Don’t judge appearances when you think you see someone abusing privileges or rights reserved for the disabled because you might be making a common mistake based on perception. Have you ever seen someone get out of a car parked in a […]
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. But You LOOK Good! A Guide to Understanding and Encouraging People Living with Chronic […]