By Laura Lunt,

Your Rheum member Sophie has written a great piece of work first published in May 2020 (Archives of Disease in Childhood, an international academic journal), about her experiences of living with a hidden illness.

Sophie highlights some really important points that many young people with a health condition share, but she also reminds us that everyone is different and all have our own unique experiences.

This is a wonderful article, enabling us to listen to one young persons voice. We hope it gives other young people the inspiration to be heard, as well as reminding professionals who work with young people to listen.

Read Sophie’s full article here