I'm 16. I was diagnosed with Raynaud's last year – my symptoms are cold, numb fingers and toes, purple, yellow, black or red hues in extremities, occasional swollen fingers, and extremely dry skin. My high school timetable this year puts Latin directly after double sport, which is almost always outdoors, and, as I live in the north of Scotland, almost always viciously cold. My hands completely seize up. I can barely move them and usually must resort to asking a sympathetic friend to help me put my uniform back on because I don't have movable enough fingers to fasten buttons – rather awkward, to say the least. My Latin teacher is very particular about handwriting. What can I do?
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