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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
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