Invisible Disability Week is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Since 2014, the Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) has hosted and sponsored Invisible Disabilities® Week.
A disability that is invisible is sometimes referred to as a hidden disability or non-visible disability (NVD). A non-visible disability is a disability or health condition that is not immediately obvious. It can defy stereotypes of what people might think disabled people look like. It is typically chronic diseases or conditions that significantly impair a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities. Examples of NVDs include mental illness, chronic pain, and learning disabilities. People with NVDs are often not included in disability-related services and supports. Therefore, it is important to ensure that people with NVDs can access the same resources as those with visible disabilities.
Invisible disabilities may also include issues related to mobility, including chronic back pain, joint problems, or chronic pain. Invisible disabilities can be difficult to identify and are often misunderstood, leading to a lack of support and understanding. People living with an invisible disability often have to find ways to manage it on their own, which can add to the burden of their condition.
Regardless of whether a person’s disability is visible or not, The Ramp Factory supports and provides mobility aids for everyone. A VAT exemption is available to those who may not be registered disabled, but have a long-term health issue, mobility problem, etc. We understand and recognise that obtaining a disability registration can be a long and tedious process that is not always inclusive, therefore we offer exemption to all customers who need mobility aids.
The Ramp Factory are proud to be supporting people’s from all walks of life since 2006 become more confident and able in their daily life. Regardless if our customers are looking for a portable, semi permanent, or vehicle loading ramp, The Ramp Factory are sure to have something to suit.