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Invisible Disabilities Association

Rating: 3.8 stars   69 reviews 2,003

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P.O. Box 4067 Parker CO 80134 USA

Mission:

Our mission is to encourage, educate and connect people and organizations touched by illness, pain and disability around the globe. Envision with us a world where people living with illness, pain and disability will be Invisible No More!

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(720) 515-1177
www.InvisibleDisabilities.org

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

1 person found this review helpful

My invisible disabilities are "epilepsy and "diabetes". I also had "brain surgery" over a decade ago which has eliminated my "short term memory". I follow the "Invisible Disabilities Association" on Facebook because they provide needed: information, communication, support and a forum for people like myself. I am able to share with others, my invisible disabilities, the pain, the struggles and challenges that I deal with in life, each and every day. At the same time, I am listening and learning about others like myself that are fighting the same or similar battles. We are able to learn from each other and give each other hope and helpful advice, but most importantly to know that others walk similar paths as us and they truly care..

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

I believe that IDA continues to provide awareness and give a voice to individuals who otherwise would be isolated and abandoned. I have been working with the founders for almost two years in an effort to expand this voice into the built environment and provide a shift in design , construction and materials selections that reflect the unseen sensitivities of IDA members .

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Becoming aware of invisible disabilities has changed my perspective about many people, and my understanding of them. We have a daughter who suffers from chronic pain, and IDA has increased my awareness of her life and struggles. Of course, this message transfers to many people I know, who always "look good."

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

They are a great organization that truly beliefs in helping people.
Aaron

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Working diligently to create a special Idea Home to educate the public about Invisible Disabilities through a home tour and educational programs!
Contact Wayne and Sherrie for more information today!
ONwards and UPwards!

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

How dare the IDA trademark the term "invisible disabilities." I am not a brand, and my identity is NOT to be determined by someone who is not themself a sufferer. You do not speak for us. HOW DARE YOU THINK OTHERWISE.

This organization is only interested in making money, not for advocating change or supporting those with invisible disabilities. They block criticism on their social media, and do not listen to the voices of those who they claim to support. DO NOT TRUST THEM.

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

This organization is trying to trademark the term " invisible disability" You can't trademark our identities!

 
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4 people found this review helpful

*zero stars*
Invisible disabilities should not have to include (tm). I am a person. I have invisible disabilities. "Invisibible Disabilities" is not a name to be claimed or made up company title. The term has existed long before this org. Invisibile disability is a part of my identity. My identity, who I am, and my disabilities should not be trademarked. Shame on this organization. It clearly has no true understanding of disabilities or moral ethics.

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

I have several invisible illnesses, and you have no right trademarking them - you have to be pretty horrible to do such a thing.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Remove it.

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

The Invisible Disabilities Association does not connect people and organizations - rather the IDA silences people and organizations. The IDA seeks to build a wall around Invisible Disability (tm) - and the king at the center is Wayne Connell. Watch out, if you don't fit into Wayne's brand of Invisible Disability - then this organization may try to silence you.

 
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