Chronic disease often leads to difficult communication with family, friends, co-workers, and healthcare providers. These handouts will help address this difficulty and offer explanations to help create assertive and effective communication.

Communicating our Needs - guide to determining our goals of communication and designing communication to convey these clearly

Good and Bad Communication - guide to identifying aspects of good and bad communication

Assertiveness - brief guide to assertiveness, including barriers to being assertive

Solution Sandwich - one guide to constructing a request to be heard and understood