In addition to the recent message #1000 “Electrosensitivity becomes an “inconvenient truth” in Sweden”, published on the list by John and Rigmor Granlund-Lind, Monday December 8th, 2008, it is important to realize that in Sweden electrohypersensitivity (EHS) is definitely not completely denied. In Sweden, electrohypersensitivity is an officially fully recognized functional impairment (i.e., it is not regarded as a disease). Thus, sick allowances are not the first step for a person in Sweden with a functional impairment. The first step is to contact the municipality’s special civil servant for disability issues, as well as the various handicap organizations and authorities, to achieve accessability measures of various types with the sole aim to have an equal life in a society based on equality.

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