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Amy's Blog: When The Invisible Becomes Visible

“I didn’t realise quite how much everybody was assuming about me because I look like I don’t have a disability and how much they were assuming I could do and then getting cross when I couldn’t do it.”

After almost a year with her assistance dog Lexi, FLARE member Amy spoke with the Participation team about the unexpected changes she saw in the attitudes of others towards her and the differences in people's behaviour around visible and invisible disabilities. 

Have a look at the website for Amy's full blog.