Laura Brydges

After suffering a traumatic brain injury in 2005, Laura Brydges (B.A.Sc., M.A.)

Hidden Disability

• is petitioning the Government of Canada to “adopt and promote a national Hidden Disability Symbol, and lead or participate in actions toward its international adoption”, and is the driving force behind this webpage

• designed and shares a free digital hidden disability symbol on her Hidden Disability Facebook Page with 7300+ followers.

• conducted two hidden disability surveys that demonstrate the value of a hidden disability symbol to members of the hidden disability community

• has created various works of art expressing her experiences as a member of the hidden disability community 

• Laura’s advocacy work on Hidden Disability has been featured in the Toronto Star, CBC Radio, iHeartRadio and more.