With over 13,000 people with a physical or mental condition in Guernsey a large proportion of the population have some form of disability, many of these are unseen.

Brain Injury

All brain injuries are different and people may be affected to a varying degree by any number of these problems depending on the severity of their injury and the area of the brain which is affected.

Hard of Hearing

A hearing impairment is a degree of hearing loss. It could be full deafness or small enough a degree to make certain aspects of day-to-day living a little more challenging.


Fibromyalgia is a condition of widespread pain and profound fatigue. The symptoms may be worse at some times more than at other times.

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is a life limiting inherited genetic condition caused by a faulty gene. The faulty gene controls the movement of salt and water in and out of cells.


Asperger’s Syndrome is an Autism spectrum condition. Autism is a life-long neurological developmental condition that impacts individuals in several key areas.


The term ‘dementia’ is used to describe a set of symptoms that occur when the brain is damaged by specific diseases and conditions.

Macular degeneration

Macular degeneration causes loss in the center of the field of vision. In dry macular degeneration, the center of the retina deteriorates.

The Team

Meet the team behind the Hidden Disabilities campaign and find out how the campaign has impacted them.

Media Coverage

Take a look at the different media coverage which the Hidden Disabilities campaign received.


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