Blog Articles, tagged with: Employment

'Voice of the Patient' Survey


Have Your Say There are several surveys on MS, none of them are entirely focussed on the needs and situation of people with MS in terms of employment, treatment, support, adapted living environment and care. The Pan-European EMSP Voice of the Patient Survey will ask your opinion about your life ...

Published by EMSP on Wednesday August 19 2015 03:02 PM

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National Job Shadow Day


8th Annual National Supported Employment Week Monday 20th – Sunday 26th April 2015 Job Shadow Day on Wednesday, 22nd April is the highlight of the week and will see hundreds of people with disabilities take the opportunity to shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes about a normal ...

Published by IASE on Tuesday March 24 2015 09:23 AM

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UPDATE: Believe and Achieve Project


EMSP internship programme for young professionals with MS “Not charity, but real opportunities” Paid positions from six to twelve months in corporations No risk from condition disclosure Coaching, assistance and progress reporting The European Multiple Sclerosis P...

Published by European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP) on Wednesday February 11 2015 11:44 AM

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Marking and Measuring One Year of MS & Me


'MS & Me Blog marks one year by looking back and looking forward' Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes; that’s how the cast of the musical Rent marked the passing of one year. As the MS & Me Blog celebrates one year since our first post, we thought we’d take ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday November 13 2014 11:02 AM

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To Tell or Not To Tell?


The choice to disclose an illness, newly diagnosed or not, to your employer is very much a personal one. Whichever you choose, fear of losing your job or being discriminated against can cause sleepless nights just when you need your rest more than ever. When I first started experiencing MS sympt...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday September 04 2014 11:00 AM

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Employment Access: The value of work


Employment affects your brain, your mental health, the money in your pocket and life you get to live. This week Emma Rogan discusses the value of work from her perspective and how having something to wake up FOR can transform our lives.  What did you do today? Did you get up, shower, dress,...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday June 26 2014 11:00 AM

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Work and Young People with MS


EMSP invites young PwMS to take part in an employment survey Are you a young person with MS? Aged 18-35 years? The European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP) would like to know about your employment experiences and how young people with MS in Europe are affected by their work situation. The su...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 10 2014 12:20 PM

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The MS Barometer

Answers to key questions about obstacles and barriers faced by people with MS The MS Barometer 2013 aims to provide regular update of the information gathered in previous years and compare the evolution of disease management and the situation of people with MS across Europe Main areas of...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday November 12 2013 09:09 AM

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MS in the Workplace


On Tuesday, 9th July at a meeting about Neurodegenerative Diseases and Employment in the European Parliament building, MEPs and business leaders were urged to “get creative” by tapping into the potential of people in Europe with neurodegenerative diseases. Austrian MEP, Angelika Wer...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday July 12 2013 12:51 PM

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Young People with MS


60 young people attend ‘Believe and Achieve’ On the 11th of May we held our ‘Believe and Achieve’ event for young people with MS to mark World MS Day 2013. The day was about learning life-skills, sharing experiences and meeting others with MS. The day was a huge success w...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday May 22 2013 04:26 PM

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