Brain injury survivors, do you have a disabled parking pass that you display in your vehicle? If so, how has that been going for you?
Many individuals with an invisible/hidden disability, like brain injury, have reported being confronted and challenged when returning to their vehicles parked in a disabled parking space.
Because their disability can’t be seen.
This unfortunate reality has resulted in one solution created by survivors.
Some clever brain injury survivors have crafted a small sign that they display on their dashboard explaining that they have an invisible/hidden disability, much like the one we created at the BEST organization below.
If you feel that it would be helpful to you, you are welcome to download our image above.
Let’s talk. Have you been confronted in a parking lot? What happened? How did you handle it? Do you have other tips and strategies for handling this situation for other survivors?