Making Reasonable Accommodations For ME/CFS Students

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From a blog by Michael E. Ottlinger, PhD, DABT as published in the Solve ME/CFS Initiative.

(Something from an American perspective)

As part of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Reasonable Accommodations must be made for individuals with a disability. This includes students at colleges, universities, secondary schools, etc., who no doubt encounter problems stemming from their ME/CFS and related disorders. Such assistance is intended to safeguard their (YOUR) civil rights by allowing them (YOU) to pursue jobs and other life activities, including education, from which they (YOU) might otherwise be excluded. The Act seeks to provide greater opportunities by lowering barriers to participation and eliminating discrimination, whether intentional or not. This Act has been in existence since 1990 and has been a great success, achieving very broad acceptance

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