Hidden Disabilities - what helps me when I go out

Written by Jen Hardy on 1st July, 2022

Jen was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2017

We went to the cinema on Saturday and I felt so much better having these 3 key things with me….

1. Radar key

Opens any locked disabled toilet. This helps me because I can access toilets more easily without having to go up and down stairs and having to stand in long queues. You can purchase a radar key here.

2. Macmillan toilet card

Cancer treatment has affected my insides and sometimes I need quick access to a toilet. By showing this card I can discreetly ask for help. You can order a free Macmillan toilet card here.

3. Hidden disabilities lanyard and card

This lets everyone know I have a hidden disability. It’s good if I need help when I’m out and about. I don’t always wear it, but it helps when I do. You can order a Hidden Disabilities lanyard and card here.

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