Accommodating fatigue

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For the child or adolescent with CFIDS/FMS, the combination of cognitive, neuro-logical, and physical symptoms, coupled with the unpredictability of symptom presentation and illness course, demands understanding and accommodation.Symptoms can wax and wane, become chronic or be progressive.A recent British study found CFIDS responsible for forty-two percent of all long-term school absence.2 Commonly thought to be an adult illness, CFIDS/FMS affects children of all ages.It is an illness which differs, in many aspects, from other pediatric illnesses with which school officials are familiar.It could be something as simple as a run away script or learning how to better use E-utilities, for more efficient work such that your work does not impact the ability of other researchers to also use our site.To restore access and understand how to better interact with our site to avoid this in the future, please have your system administrator contact [email protected] amplitude of accommodation that is unequivocally below the appropriate level for the age.

Typically, women are diagnosed with CFS much more often than men, and it most commonly affects people in their 40s and 50s (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014).

The most effective treatment approaches for fibromyalgia symptoms use a combination of medications, non-drug therapies, and other strategies to reduce pain (Fibromyalgia Network, n.d.).

JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The condition is often associated with convergence insufficiency, general fatigue, measles, multiple sclerosis, or myotonic dystrophy, etc. Patients complain of blurred vision, or difficulty in sustaining clear vision at near; this is often accompanied by a frontal headache and even sometimes by pain in the eye.

A mild form of accommodative insufficiency is often referred to as ill-sustained accommodation (accommodative fatigue) in which the response may be initially normal but cannot be maintained.

Each publication in the series addresses a specific medical condition and provides information about the condition, ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.

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