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  1. Disclosure Decisions | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Disclosure Decisions. The decision to disclose personal medical information in the workplace is a complex one, requiring careful thought and planning. Although there may be good reasons to disclose medical information and very specific benefits to doing so, any decision you make today has immediate and long-term implications for your employment.
  2. Should I Tell? | National Multiple Sclerosis Society People in the workforce may consider disclosing information about their medical condition or impairment for a variety of reasons — some that are more emotional and others that are more practical.
  3. Disclosure | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Employers and colleagues: Disclosure in the workplace can have a significant impact on your job security, employment options, and career path. Before disclosing your MS in the workplace, learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and think carefully through the pros and cons of sharing this personal information.
  4. Whom Should I Tell? | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Possible reasons to disclose to co-workers now You will have the opportunity to educate them about MS and the symptoms you’re experiencing. You will have the opportunity to get their support. You will be relieved of the stress of keeping a secret and trying to hide how you feel. You will feel more comfortable on the job and less isolated.
  5. How Much Should I Tell? | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Bottom line Although you may wish to give as little information as possible, partial disclosure may not be sufficient when requesting an accommodation or medical leave. Your employer may request additional information to determine that you have a disability that qualifies under the ADA — which may lead to disclosure of your diagnosis.
  6. Employment | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace. Learn how to navigate the complexities of managing work and MS through this six-part video series and companion toolkit. Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment . Part 2- Recent Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Part 3- Disclosure in the Workplace
  7. Talking To Your Employer About MS - National Multiple Sclerosis Society A common concern among people with disabilities is whether or not to disclose their medical condition to their employer. It is a difficult, very personal and emotional decision that requires significant thought and knowledge. Every person has a different experience and needs to carefully consider the pros and cons for disclosing their diagnosis.
  8. Disclosure: The Basic Facts (.pdf) - National Multiple Sclerosis Society Symptoms & Diagnosis. MS Symptoms Diagnosing MS Possible MS ... Home Disclosure: The Basic Facts (.pdf) Share this page Facebook Twitter Email. Disclosure: The Basic Facts (.pdf) Back. Share. Smaller Text; Larger Text; ... only essential cookies will be used to make our website work.
  9. Maximizing Your EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS FINANCIAL SECURITY Although you are not legally required to disclose your medical diagnosis immediately, in some instances it may be in your best interest to do so. Whether or not you choose to say that you have MS, however, you must to disclose that you have a disability in order to obtain protections under the ADA and to request accommodations.
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