Living with disabilities that are not visible

Media: The Straits Times

Author: Kok Xing Hui

Date: 08 May 2016

In building a more inclusive society, one group finds itself overlooked. Those with learning disorders or hearing loss may not seem obviously handicapped, unlike those with physical disabilities, but they need help and acceptance, too. Insight looks at the effects of having an invisible disability.

Umar Haziq, who has autism, with his father Mohamed Jusri Bangi. Autistic children can find noises and crowds overwhelming. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI