Do you suffer from an invisible disability? People often think that because you look good, you can’t possibly feel bad. Wayne Connell, the founder of the Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA), describes how he watched his wife, who has multiple sclerosis, go through this. He and Lori discuss ideas on how you can improve communication with a loved one who has an invisible disability and how you can respond to those who just don’t get it.
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Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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