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Dublin teacher says people with hidden disabilities are ‘often forgotten’ — Independent.ie

Tuesday, 18 October, 2022

Dublin teacher says people with hidden disabilities are ‘often forgotten’ — Independent.ie

A Dublin primary school teacher says she and other people with hidden disabilities are “often forgotten” by the system.

Emily Larkin (22), from Lucan, who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis as a teenager, set up Invisible Disability Awareness to create a better understanding of hidden illnesses and conditions.

The non-profit organisation raises awareness on conditions such as fibromyalgia, dyslexia, dyspraxia, depression and ADHD, and aims to break away from the stigma of what a disability “should look like”.

Read more at: https://www.independent.ie/regionals/dublin/dublin-news/dublin-teacher-says-people-with-hidden-disabilities-are-often-forgotten-42066855.html

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