Affiliations: Kent State University, Center for Disability Studies, 413 White Hall, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001, USA. Tel.: +1 330 672 0600; Fax: +1 330 672 2512; E-mail: [email protected]
Abstract: This article describes the current employment scene for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) and discusses a number of factors that have been associated with the high rate of joblessness among people with this chronic, unpredictable disease. Implications for research, policy, and vocational rehabilitation service delivery are presented throughout the article.
Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, employment and career development, vocational rehabilitation