Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition, is essential reading for any person with MS who has questions regarding employment and disability. Chapters cover everything from vocational rehabilitation to job placement to the laws covering employment. This updated edition includes: A NEW chapter detailing employee rights regarding medical leave, health insurance portability and accountability, and continuation of benefits; A NEW chapter on Social Security Disability Insurance programs; An expanded and updated chapter on the Americans with Disabilities Act; An expanded and updated chapter on employment services for people with MS; A completely updated chapter on policy, programming, and research recommendations to improve the rate of labor force participation of people with a chronic condition Intended for people with MS, their families, physicians, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation professionals, and others interested in the employment implications of MS, this comprehensive book is a basic source of information on matters of research and public policy.
 

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Contents

Vocational Assessment Strategies CHAPTER 4 Employment and Career Development 33 CHAPTER 2 Factors Associated with Employment Status
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Interventions
134
Employment and the Americans with
171
Federal Laws Concerning Continuation
220
Social Security Disability Benefits CHAPTER 8 An Employment Perspective From The National
252
Multiple Sclerosis Society
282
Policy Programming and Research
306
Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies APPENDIX B Disability and Business Technical Assistance
331
Centers DBTACs
367
Assistive Technology Projects
387
Back Cover Material
412
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