Throughout history, certain illnesses have been associated with moral or character flaws. In critiquing the tendency to blame individuals for their illnesses, we can challenge the ableist perspective that implies that individuals are responsible for their conditions.
After speaking with my neurologist and spending a few months in this physical state, the gravity of my symptoms, mental, emotional and physical, begins dawning on me, and after some time I come to an awareness of the fact that I feel too weak to carry it on my own.
What e-scooters could do for our chronically ill communities.
On gendered experiences of healthcare.
Sarah Jasem reflects on the health issues that are out of our control.
The paradoxical ways in which chronic illness can cause uncertainty
Hazel Mackenzie Peterson and Nell O'Grady analyse the unspoken nature of the disease
Some advice for medical professionals