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It's Therapeutic Thursday and Invisible Disabilities Week.

Today is Therapeutic Thursday and Invisible Disabilities Week at Aortic Hope.


"Did you know that while some disabilities are visible to onlookers, some other disabilities are not obvious, which is often mentioned by experienced individuals as “invisible” or “hidden” disabilities?, according to the Center for Disability Rights.


Have you ever noticed someone staring at you when you use the handicapped parking spot? Situations like this  can be very stressful and produce a lot of anxiety (both are not good for aortic disease community members).


Trying to hide your disability or limitations for fear of scrutiny may cause more damage than good.


Check out this article for information on how to handle an invisible illness or disability, click here:

https://cdrnys.org/blog/development/did-you-know-invisible-disabilities/

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