Elizabeth Hansel, a student at Roseville Area High School and a youth commissioner on Roseville’s Human Rights Commission, with her mother, Samantha, who has an invisible disability that makes it hard for her to walk. Based on negative experiences with her mother in Roseville, Hansel is trying to raise awareness about invisible disabilities.
Elizabeth Hansel says she was 7 years old when someone left a note on her mother’s car, reprimanding her and her mom for parking in a handicap space, because the two didn’t appear to have any disabilities.
If you have an emergency at your home, could the police or firefighters quickly find you? Emergency workers often have a difficult time finding a home because the address numbers are not legible or they are obscured by trees or other objects.