Posts Tagged ‘Accommodations’

Two Students Share How They Navigate School With EDS

Posted on April 1, 2023

In last month’s article, “4 Tips on How To Navigate School as a Student with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome,” we took a very subjective look at the issue of attending high school while living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. This month, we wanted to hear from two teens navigating the school system with EDS, Amicie Koslow and Lily Hirschson. […]

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Parental Preparation for Securing Accommodations at K-12 School for Children with the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes

Posted on March 28, 2023

Please note: the author is based in the United States, so these are resources available in the US. Check with your school or local government education office or website for processes available in your country. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the law in the United States that ensures every child in public […]

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4 Tips on How To Navigate School as a Student with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on March 1, 2023

Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) as a high school student can be especially challenging. The normal struggle of balancing academics, extracurriculars, and social life, all while trying to figure out who you are as a person, is overwhelming for most teenagers and is made more complicated when having to manage a chronic illness. Many times, […]

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Unaccommodating Accommodations

Posted on February 26, 2023

I want to be okay. Some days I am. But some days, it feels like my words slosh about disjointed. My eyelids are heavy shades that won’t stay open. Pain suffuses every joint in my body, and the throbbing in my head makes it impossible to tolerate light or noise. Day-to-day is unpredictable, sometimes moment […]

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