What are the chances in me getting a job with a medical condition?
I have Tonic Clonic seizures also known as grand mal, I want to get a job and I did work at Jack N The Box before but they don't want to risk me having a seizure and hurting myself. My seizures are uncontrolled according to my Dr. , I don't know what to do and social security just denied me for the 2nd time. Does anyone have any suggestions as far as employment.
Asked By: CHUNKYLOVE - 4/1/2008
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If you suffer from grand mal seizures, and you've been denied SSDI/SSI twice already, you may want to hire an attorney who takes on SS cases with no cost to you if they lose. If they win, the government only allows them a very small percentage of the awarded amount... More
Answered By: Grammie - 4/2/2008
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what about u get one of those dogs that can detect when you are about to have a seizure? maybe that would help you get a job easier.
Answered By: collielver - 4/1/2008
Sign a waiver about getting hurt on the job and see if that will make any difference.
Answered By: esquelaso - 4/1/2008
First off you need to be on some type of seizure medication. My roomate is on Depakote and Dylantin. I have heard of people needing to wear helmets in some jobs in case they have one at work. My roomate has had one seizure at work and is still employed there. The best type of job for him (he also has grand mal) is in... More
Answered By: antsy33 - 4/1/2008
Try to contact a social security advocate. You might want to reach out to your local Epilepsy Foundation. Getting employment while you are having uncontrolled seizures is very difficult to do. My heart goes out to you. Good luck.
Answered By: Jose N - 4/2/2008
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