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  1. Disclosure Decisions | National MS 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. To Tell or Not to Tell? New Study Offers Insights into Tough Decisions ... December 22, 2022 In a new study involving 428 people with MS, about half do not disclose their MS diagnosis to other people and 40% believed that telling others may have negative consequences. More than two-thirds had not discussed the issue of disclosure with any of their healthcare providers.
  3. INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYEES LIVING WITH MS - National Multiple Sclerosis ... disclose a specific medical diagnosis in order to obtain ADA protections — initially. However, an employee must disclose a disability in order to ask for accommodations to help maintain productivity in spite of a medical condition. The employer may then require additional documentation and/or a medical diagnosis.
  4. Impacts Of MS On Employment - National Multiple Sclerosis Society What About Disclosure? How Can I Succeed on The Job with Accommodations? How Do I Negotiate Reasonable Accommodations? Dealing With Employment Discrimination Don’t Do It Alone – Resources You Can Turn To Self-Advocacy Worksheet Prepare – Determine Your Method & Timing Analyzing How MS Impacts Your Work - Worksheet Disclosure Decision Worksheet
  5. Newly Diagnosed | National MS Society Discusses whom, when, and how to tell in both personal and work situations; includes personal vignettes.
  6. Disclosure | National MS Society Overview When talking to others about your MS, keep in mind that one size doesn’t fit all. Since you may have very different reasons for disclosing to different people in your life, your explanation needs to be tailored to the situation and the particular person.
  7. People with MS | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Once diagnosed, these common MS symptoms are manageable and treatable. Learn about the latest advances and recommendations from clinicians at the forefront of MS research and treatment, and from people living with MS as they share experiences and insights.
  8. Accommodations | National MS Society What are 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.
  9. ADA & People with MS - National Multiple Sclerosis Society The ADA prohibits private employers with 15 or more employees, state and local government employers regardless of the number of employees, and the legislative branch of the federal government from discrimination in employment against a qualified individual on the basis of disability.
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