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Hidden Disabilities Sunflower A global support network for travelers with hidden disabilities

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The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme helps people to discreetly identify themselves as a person who may need additional support in shops, at work, on transport, or in public spaces.

Originally started at Gatwick Airport, businesses all around the world have joined the global Sunflower network to support people when they wear the Sunflower badge or logo - anywhere they choose to be discreetly seen.

Globally 1 in 7 of us live with a disability. That is approximately 1.3 billion people. While some of us experience a disability that is visible, many have a non-visible condition that can be temporary, situational, or permanent.

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Content & Community Manager, Travel Massive

Great initiative to promote travel with disabilities and to raise awareness about hidden disabilities 👏

11 months ago
Ian
Founder, Travel Massive

I met the Australian Hidden Disabilities Sunflower representative at AITCAP (Accessible & Inclusive Tourism) conference last month, and learned about the project. It does seem to have a global adoption — I asked about it at the Coolangatta (Gold Coast, Australia) airport and the staff were trained to look out for the sunflower logo to support customers. A great concept!

11 months ago
Product developer, GetAboutAble

This is an amazing organisation and program! The whole travel community would benefit from learning with them.

11 months ago
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Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower was posted by Maria Stoyanova in Organization , Accessible Travel , Transport . Featured on May 11, 2023 (11 months ago). Hidden Disabilities Sunflower is not rated yet.
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