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People with epilepsy can make positive contributions in the workplace.

  • Many people with epilepsy are able to work and successfully carry out 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, myths about seizures 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.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014