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  1. Accommodations : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Employment/Accommodations An accommodation is a modification to the work environment or the way an essential job function is performed. Learn about requesting a reasonable accommodation, how to determine effective accommodations, and what types of accommodations might be reasonable below.
  2. Should I Tell? : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Employment/Disclosure-Decisions/Should-I-tell If you are requesting an accommodation or medical leave, your employer needs sufficient information about your medical condition or impairment to determine that you have a qualified disability under the ADA.
  3. Convincing Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/getmedia/7fcb9418-81b9-477f-95e4-b18ec90e2819/Convincing-Your-Boss-to-Let-You-Work-From-Home Convincing Your Boss to Let You Work From Home If you are currently employed but are experiencing challenges due to your MS, you may want to consider a reasonable accommodation request to work from home one or more days a week.
  4. Employment : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Employment First breathe — don’t make any rash decisions. Give yourself permission to take it slow, review your situation, do your research and learn about resources. When you are ready — The first step is to do a self-assessment. Catalog your symptoms and how they impact your performance at work. Identify your knowledge, skills, abilities, personal characteristics — overall competencies.
  5. Staying Mobile : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Living-with-Assistive-Devices When symptoms of MS such as fatigue, weakness, incoordination, sensory changes in feet or hands, vision problems, or cognitive changes interfere with driving safely, an occupational therapist or certified ADED driving specialist can assess your needs and recommend adaptations and tools (.pdf), and vehicle or van modifications to help keep you driving as long as possible.
  6. How Much Should I Tell? : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Employment/Disclosure-Decisions/How-Much-Should-I-tell When requesting time off or an accommodation, it is your right under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to state only that you have a medical or neurological condition. You are not required to say that you have MS. However, if the information you provide is not sufficient to determine that you have a qualified disability under the ADA, your employer has the right to ask for more ...
  7. MS Navigator Program : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Clinical-Care/MS-Navigator-Program The National MS Society MS Navigator Program provides people affected by multiple sclerosis with the information, resources and support required to address the challenges of MS.
  8. Texas : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/TXH The National MS Society works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Texas and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.
  9. Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/getmedia/5d9418e9-6fb2-45f3-9e26-84c64d271d9b/Supports-to-help-you-find-employment Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) • DVR is not: – Emergency Services Provider – Food, housing, medical care or income assistance – DVR cannot find you a job immediately
  10. What Is MS? : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS What Is MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.