Hi, Please could I ask for your support in disseminating our survey on chronic illness and disability? https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CIIPmanifesto It forms part of the Chronic Illness Inclusion Project, funded by the DRILL programme of disability research in the UK. The survey seeks to validate some of the findings from our intensive online focus group earlier this year, which yielded rich discussion on disability identity among people with energy-limiting chronic illness, and social attitudes to chronic illness. Using a social model framework, our research explores both impairment as lived experience, and disability as social oppression and the relationship between the two. Our main project aim is to produce a manifesto for change for people with chronic illness. The survey is open to anyone with a long term health condition. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CIIPmanifesto To find out more about our position on chronic illness, disability and the social model see this Discussion Paper http://inclusionproject.org.uk/publications/ For anyone outside the UK, DRILL is a unique programme that supports research by and for disabled people, including those outside the academy. Thanks for your help in sharing our survey among your networks. Catherine Hale Chronic Illness Inclusion Project Website http://inclusionproject.org.uk/ Twitter @chronicinclude Facebook https://m.facebook.com/ChronicInclude/ ________________End of message________________ This Disability-Research Discussion list is managed by the Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Leeds (www.leeds.ac.uk/disability-studies). Enquiries about list administration should be sent to [log in to unmask] Archives and tools are located at: www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/disability-research.html You can VIEW, POST, JOIN and LEAVE the list by logging in to this web page.