Tuesday, May 24, 2011

World MS Day, May 25, 2011 - Keeping MS Patients at Work

Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological disease that affects people differently. Many people with MS are able to work for years after diagnosis. But many have to give up work, when greater understanding of the disease would enable them to stay.

Read more: Work and Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Employers and Employees (pdf)

Accessibility at the workplace and Flexible working hours

Maximizing efficiency and minimizing physical challenges

Taking breaks at work, no janitor's closets please

More materials and resources are available on MSIF's World MS Day website, including Making Change Happen: An MSIF Guide to Advocacy (pdf).

Help Spread Awareness tomorrow for World MS Day 2011.   Go to worldmsday.org for more information and to Sign the Petition to encourage employers and policy makers to remove the obstacles preventing people with MS from getting, or staying in work.


  1. This is a great reminder, to help MSers to continue working!

  2. I wish I would have known about 6 years ago when I was working!