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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

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.'