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Hidden disability

The Civic Participation Network project aims to remove barriers faced by those with communication support needs wishing to be active citizens in Scotland.


Sheila highlights the impact of a hidden disability

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'My name is Sheila and I live with MS and a range of neurological problems which impact on my communication. As I look OK, the difficulties can be unseen. My cognitive difficulty affects my speed of comprehension and difficulty with word finding, especially if there is a lot of distraction and background noise. My difficulties can impact on me more than my mobility difficulties.'