We're raising awareness & changing perceptions of invisible disabilities! #IAmInvisibleNoMore http://InvisibleNoMore.com
Do You Live with illness, pain or disability? Share this video with friends, family and social media! We will also be featuring many stories that were submitted during the #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest throughout the year on our social media. If you didn't get the chance to submit your story, you can still share it on our Visitor's Page on Facebook!
The Invisible Disabilities Association created the Invisible No More® Campaign in 2010. Join us in 2018! "Let's envision a world where people living with illness, pain and disability will be Invisible No More!" www.InvisibleNoMore.com
VIDEO HOST: Natalie Tysdal, Anchor of Daybreak Colorado, KDVR, Fox 31 and Channel 2 Denver. http://KDVR.com/author/nata...
INTERVIEWS (in order of appearance):
■ Sherri Connell is a co-founder of the Invisible Disabilities Association. Former singer, dancer, actress, model and accounts manager. Sherri lost her career, horses and ability to care for her daily needs at 27. She lives with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Late-Lyme Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Chemical Injury. http://www.SherriConnell.com
■ Gilbert Wheeler is a pilot and the founder and president of On Laughter Silvered Wings (OLSW). Before Gilbert's Traumatic Brain Injury, OLSW used aviation activities to teach the value of achieving goals, staying in school and avoiding drugs, alcohol and gangs. Gilbert was also chosen to be a Channel 7 "Everyday Hero" in 2008.
■ Pete Ohlin's daughter is battling Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Pete is a musician who discovered his passion for music after the death of his sister. Pete's music helped him endure the loss of his sister and now others living with loss, PTSD and depression are finding his music therapeutic and soothing. http://www.PeteOhlin.com
■ Cassandra Perkins has been a role model, speaker and radio host since she was in her teens. She has also been a caregiver to her mom, who lives with chronic illness and to her dad when he had a Traumatic Brain Injury. Cassandra features guests on her radio show who have made a difference in the world and who can offer hope to others. Cassandra is also blind in one eye. http://www.CassandraPerkins...
■ Wayne Connell is the founder and president of the Invisible Disabilities Association. His wife, Sherri is the inspiration for the organization. Wayne is passionate about bringing awareness, education and support to the world for millions living with illness, pain and disability.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
■ ALLSUP. "Allsup has specialized in disability services for over 30 years. We've successfully helped more than 275,000 individuals receive the Social Security Disability benefits they deserve." http://IDA.Allsup.com
■ LaFawn Biddle
■ Wayne and Sherri Connell
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION: Everwise Entertainment. Natalie Tysdal, President. Dan Gillett, Vice President of Production. http://www.EverwiseEntertai...
VIDEO MUSIC: Pete Ohlin. http://www.PeteOhlin.com
Together we can make a difference in your community and around the globe!
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The Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization that has been encouraging, educating and connecting people and organizations touched by invisible disabilities around the world since 1996.
We bring awareness, education and support through our websites, books, pamphlets, articles, radio and television interviews, events, programs, Brain IDEAS Symposiums, the Invisible Disabilities Week Online, DisabilityGov blogs, the Invisible Disabilities Community, Meetups and social media! We provide dozens of YouTube videos featuring personal stories, organizations, special guest speakers, conferences and events! And, we love to highlight the invisible disabilities stories, endeavors, blogs, books and events of individuals and organizations, as well as honor those making a difference with Annual IDA Awards.
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