Systemic Disabilities and Chronic Illness Resources
This page has a list of resources for current and prospective college students diagnosed with chronic illnesses or systemic disabilities, including diabetes, epilepsy, and HIV/AIDS. Click here to return to the full list of disability-specific resources.
A student shares her 12 Tips for Making College the Best Years of Life With Chronic Illness
Attending College, from The Epilepsy Foundation
Her Story: I Have Multiple Sclerosis
College Diabetes Network
Accommodations and Strategies from DO-IT at the University of Washington
Keeping balance: the "spoon theory" for people with chronic illnesses
A text-based interactive self-care checklist can help you figure out how you are feeling emotionally and physically, and what you may need.
Meredith Aleigha Wells describes life with POTS and
tips for college student life
Lang, Jim. Life on the Tenure Track.