The Government's first phase COVID-19 vaccination priority groups ensure that the elderly, healthcare workers and the vulnerable are at the front of the queue. But what about those with a Hidden Disability?
People with hidden disabilities could experience significant challenges during the COVID-19 vaccination process. These challenges could range from anxiety, an inability to process and retain information, issues caused by visual and hearing impairments; through to not being able to stand for long periods of time or having limited access to toilet facilities.
On 11 January - as coronavirus cases continue to rise and England is in a third lockdown - the UK Government said it was getting tougher on face mask enforcement in supermarkets after infections and deaths across the country reached “crisis point.” On Tuesday 12 January, the big four supermarkets confirmed they would all be adopting a policy of refusing entry to non-mask wearers.
We are extremely shocked, saddened and disappointed with growing public perception that every one that is not wearing a face-covering is fraudulently claiming that they are medically exempt from wearing one.
Wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower discreetly indicates to people around the wearer including staff, colleagues and health professionals that they need additional support, help or a little more time. Take a minute of your time to watch our video to find out more.
We are delighted that Pearson becomes the first airport in Canada to offer the Sunflower Lanyard Program. Pearson is focused on becoming more inclusive for passengers of all ages and abilities in order to provide a world-
Off to campus..! With students preparing to head off to university, here is a list of those that acknowledge the Sunflower. If you are a university student with a hidden disability and want to share your experience, please get in touch with us: email@example.com
In this episode of The Sunflower Stories, we talk to Chris Harding. To share your Sunflower story please email: firstname.lastname@example.org