In the UK, 1 in 5 people have a disability and 80% of these disabilities are hidden – this means there is a high chance someone (or multiple people) you work with will have a hidden impairment.
What should not be hidden, however, are the individual's needs and requirements to help them get through the working day. It feels as though society is still archaic in many ways and – all these years later – tends to only believe, or validate, something that can be seen.
We have come a long way, but the root of the problem remains the same. Read Hannah Millington's insightful article on hidden disability in the workplace: https://bit.ly/2UYpRLN