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Multiple Sclerosis in young people is often accompanied by cognitive deficits, particularly in
Additionally, two primary symptoms of MS are fatigue and trouble walking, so that simply getting from one classroom location to another can be very problematic for a student with the disease.
Finally, it is completely understandable for a young person with MS to struggle with experience emotional problems like anxiety, depression and anger.
These problems can be very challenging in upper elementary, middle school, and high school, where academic success depends on staying energetic and “upbeat”, learning and integrating a great deal of new information on a daily basis, and moving quickly from one classroom to another to participate fully in school.
Typical necessary accommodations and supports for these youngsters often include
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