Valerie lives in the Boston area. She is a writer and has worked over the years with many differently-abled people. She wants to do her part to raise awareness of “invisible populations” and people with invisible disabilities. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valerie thanks Martha Rounds, freelance editor, for her editorial suggestions on this blog. email@example.com.
Valerie says, please note: This blog is nonfiction. Everything I write here happened to me or someone I know. Unless I say otherwise, all names used are real. However, when I refer to a person by an initial only, most often it is not the person’s real initial, to protect their privacy.