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How to Make Your Job More MS-Friendly

Workplace accommodations for those with multiple sclerosis can make a big difference.

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often face a broad array of challenges, but for some people, the most challenging environment of all is the workplace.

Many people with MS eventually find it impossible to continue working at their jobs because of various symptoms, like fatigue, cognitive difficulties, and impaired mobility. And even people without pronounced MS symptoms may worry about what will happen if their disease takes a turn for the worse.

The good news for American workers is that under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), people with MS are generally entitled to request accommodations at work that can ease some of their extraordinary burdens. These accommodations can take a wide variety of forms, from physical changes in your workspace to scheduling changes or even different responsibilities.

This article describes a few of the accommodations that have helped people with MS continue to thrive at work, and how you can go about requesting accommodations if you need them.

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