Do You Know How To Spot A Fake Disability?

“I am pretty sure you are here to find out ‘what are those clues’ that you should be looking for when you’re trying to figure out if someone is disabled or not. Well, I’m here to tell you . . .  you can not tell if a person is disabled just by looking at them.” These are the words of a young woman who lives with an invisible illness.

Did you know that IBD can also be consider an invisible illness? And that are several things you shouldn’t say to people with this kind of  illnesses?

With this enlightening video you can hear firsthand from Annie Elainey  about invisible illnesses and how society thoughtlessly reacts when they think a person who looks perfectly able bodied is “faking it” just to take advantage of disability services.

Do you know how to manage your IBD? Here are some tips.

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