Fibromyalgia and the ADA

When considering accommodations for people with FMS, the accommodation process must be conducted on a case-by-case basis. Symptoms caused by FMS vary, so when determining effective accommodations, the person's individual abilities and limitations should be considered and problematic job tasks must be identified. Therefore, the person with FMS should be involved in the accommodation process. Not all people with FMS will need accommodations to perform their jobs and many others may need only a few accommodations. ACCOMMODATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH FMS (Note: People with FMS will develop some of these limitations/symptoms, but seldom develop all of them. Limitations will vary among in

Fibromyalgia and the 5 step Social Security Disability Evaluation Process

Step one requires that the claimant is not engaged in substantial gainful activity. The record indicates that the claimant has not been engaged in such substantial gainful activity for at least the necessary duration of a continuous period of not less than 12 months. Next, the claimant must be found to have a medically determinable impairment that is “severe” or a combination of impairments that is “severe” (20 CFR 404.1520(c0 and 416.920(c)). The provision of the above medical evidence arguably meets the severity necessary to consider the claimant severely impaired on the basis of one or more objectively determined medical diagnoses. At step three, the claimant's impairment or combination o

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