The University of Virginia campus. Photo by Taylor Weigand | The Cavalier Daily
The University of Virginia campus. Photo by Taylor Weigand | The Cavalier Daily

Invisible illnesses: pulling back the curtain of silence and stigma

How University students navigate challenges of their conditions that others cannot see.


Grappling with disabilities and chronic illnesses can pose a huge challenge to navigating college. While items like wheelchairs or walking canes may visually signify disabilities, many University students face challenges invisible to the naked eye as they look for necessary support from their peers and professors that they might need to succeed on Grounds. Read more…


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