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, 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
Her Story: I Have Multiple Sclerosis
Resources and Support from the MS Society - MS Navigators and Advocates
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.
Resources for Supporting Families Coping with Chronic Illness (from for-profit site MSW Programs)
All about Chronic Pain from J Flowers Health
Meredith Aleigha Wells describes life with POTS and
tips for college student life
Lang, Jim. Life on the Tenure Track.