As a complex and unpredictable disease, MS can have varying effects on a person’s ability to work. New symptoms might make you question whether you can continue working and, when those symptoms subside, you might wonder why you were worried about work at all.
Employment: Staying In the Game
Information about disclosing your MS to your employer, knowing your rights and a program called Career Crossroads offered to individuals with questions about employment.
Knowing Your Rights
A variety of resources related to specific laws and documents explaining your rights in the workforce.
The Chapter provides information on such issues as your rights under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), work-site accommodations, disclosure of your diagnosis, and Social Security benefits. We also provide referral to appropriate community agencies that provide employment support and counseling. For specific questions related to employment, please email email@example.com.
Additional written resources related to employment.
Planning for the future
Although retirement seems a long way off, planning for the future early can help alleviate fears and concerns down the road. Click here for additional information and a link to a useful document titled “Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS.”
Insurance & Money Matters
Planning for your future healthcare needs can be a daunting task. This link will lead you to information about health insurance, Medicare, and other essential insurance information.