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By: Chelsea Goldstein, Dysautonomia Information Network Attending college is a huge decision for anyone. The decision becomes even more complex when you have to consider navigating college with a chronic condition, such as dysautonomia. Remember that only you know the right decision for you regarding college. There is no shame in choosing a different path or delaying college to focus on your health. We also recognize that attending college in the era of COVID-19 is difficult and may not be an option for many of us. Refer to the "For College Students" section of our article, Kn
By: Chelsea Goldstein, Dysautonomia Information Network Has your child ever felt like a bad apple because they struggled to keep up in school due to their health? We know this is the case for many children with dysautonomia, and we know that appropriate education accommodations, along with empathy from their school officials, can dramatically improve their learning experiences. It may also help to know that your child is not alone - about 25% of children in the United states from ages two to eight live with chronic illness, other physical concerns, mental health issues, and/or behav