People with epilepsy can make positive contributions in the workplace.
- Many people with epilepsy are able to work and successfully execute their job duties.
- Having occasional (or even fairly frequent) seizures may make your job hunt more challenging but not impossible. The better qualified you are for a position, the better your chances of success.
- However, stigma and discrimination can make you reluctant to tell your employer that you have epilepsy or seizures.
- Explore these sections to help manage the impact of epilepsy on your work.
Reviewed by: Patricia O. Shafer RN MN on 3/2014