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Episode 77: Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Challenges, Accommodations, and Care

Season #4

How can individuals with hEDS find comprehensive care and support?

Join us as we dive into the world of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) with Dr. Sarah Cohen Solomon, a specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine at PRISM Spine & Joint. Discover the importance of appropriate accommodations for students with hEDS, the impact of connective tissue disorders on academic performance, and the empowering role of education in promoting upward mobility. Gain insights into the evaluation process and modalities used in treating hEDS, while exploring the need for collaboration and empathy within the medical community. This episode sheds light on the experiences of individuals with hEDS and highlights the significance of understanding and supporting their unique needs within educational settings.

Listen to this week's podcast episode and don't miss out on gaining valuable insights into Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) with Dr. Sarah Cohen Solomon.

EPISODE IN A GLANCE

-Dr. Sarah & Ehlers-Danlos
-What is Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos?
-The hEDS Diagnostic Checklist
-Semmelweis Effect
-Modalities in Treating Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
-If you can't connect the issues. Think connective tissues
-Navigating the School System's Accommodation with EDs
-Connecting with Dr. Sarah and PRISM

ABOUT DR SARAH COHEN SOLOMON

Sarah Cohen Solomon, MD, is a general pediatrician at PRISM Spine and Joint, where she treats kids and teens with hypermobile Ehlers Danlos syndrome and related conditions such as dysautonomia/POTS, MCAS, spinal instability, and chronic pain. This interest stems from her own lifelong experience with hEDS. Dr. Cohen Solomon seeks to bring high quality, nuanced, and sensitive care to children, adolescents, and young adults, as well as raise awareness for these conditions. She is also an advocate for disabilities rights, especially for children and adults with disabilities that affect school and education.

CONNECT WITH DR SARAH COHEN SOLOMON

Website ‚Üí https://prismspineandjoint.com/ 
Twitter ‚Üí https://twitter.com/stcohen112 

RESOURCES
The hEDS Diagnostic Checklist ‚Üí https://www.ehlers-danlos.com/heds-diagnostic-checklist/ 

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