Education is key to fostering an environment of inclusion, support and understanding. Below is a list of resources to help us further our knowledge of the impact that hidden, chronic illness has on individuals’ every day life experiences.

Online Articles of Interest / Scholarly Resources: 

  • “We Don’t Have A Box”: Understanding Hidden Disability Identity Utilizing Narrative Research Methodology | Disability Studies Quarterly
General Print Resources:
  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • From Fatigued To Fantastic by Jacob Teitelbaum
  • Just Fine: Unmasking Concealed Chronic Illness And Pain by Carol Sveilich
  • Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties by Laurie Edwards
  • You Are What You Eat by Gillian Mckeith
  • You Don’t Look Sick: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness by Joy H. Selak
Specific Print Resources: 
  • Arthritis For Dummies by Barry Fox
  • Crohn’s And Colitis: Understanding the Facts About IBD by Dr. Hillary Steinhart
  • Celiac Disease (revised And Updated Edition): A Hidden Epidemic by Peter H. Green
  • The Gluten-Free Nutrition Guide by Tricia Thompson
  • Dr. Gillian Mckeiths Ultimate Health Plan by Gillian Mckeith
  • Hope and Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia by Alison Beste
  • Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto: Action to Take, Principles to Live By by Julie Stachowiak
  • The Keeler Migraine Method by Robert Cowan
  • The Thyroid Solution: A Revolutionary Mind-Body Program for Regaining Your Emotional and Physical Health by Ridha Arem
  • Understanding Depression: What We Know and What You Can Do About It by J. Raymond DePaulo