The Sunflower Lanyard – Making Hidden Disabilities Visible

One billion people live with a hidden disability, which can be physical, mental or neurological. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard was launched in 2016 as a way to identify passengers with hidden disabilities who may need additional help while traveling. What started in is now available in over 130 airports, 450 universities, schools and colleges. 

Linda Bell, Senior Business Writer at Fair360, formerly DiversityInc spoke with Lynn Smith, the Program Director at Hidden Disabilities North America, about the Sunflower program, the importance of making hidden disabilities visible and the organization’s plans for growth.

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