It is estimated that 25-35% of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s are still in the workforce. Some continue full or part-time work for many years. While the diagnosis of Parkinson’s doesn’t necessarily call for early retirement, it does require that you look at how you can best do your job and minimize work-related stress.
In looking at how you do your job, consider the following:
The issue of when and what to tell your employer is very much a personal decision depending upon your condition and personality as well as your employment situation. In many states, it is a legal requirement for employers to accommodate a person with a disability.
Here are some things to consider:
Should you tell your employer so that they have adequate time to plan how to accommodate you in the work place?
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