Living with a disability
From dyslexia to hearing loss, you can’t always see when someone has a disability.
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Natasha has worn hearing aids since she was young and finds it quite difficult on the phone, “I would say that’s a challenge that I deal with every day.”
Chris was diagnosed with autism when he was 9, “So that had a lot of additional elements to play with. Not only did I have to sort of engineer myself socially to try and get on with people, but also obviously had to work out how to be like other people.”
“Dyslexia is a weird thing cos some people don’t believe that it exists. But it has hindered me in some respects but it’s also been a motivator to try harder…Writing is the thing that I still find the hardest to do.”
Ian has a hereditary condition which made him lose his sight at an early age.