Remember – whatever your situation, there is support available for you. If you want to and are capable of working, there are services available that can help you find and keep a job. While not all people with epilepsy identify as having a disability, a number of New Zealand programs provide specialist support to individuals and their employers, including:
- Employment New Zealand https://www.employment.govt.nz/workplace-policies/employment-for-disabled-people/ assist people with a disability, injury or health condition to look for, find and sustain employment.
Workbridge https://www.workbridge.co.nz is New Zealand’s largest free employment service for disabled people or those with an injury or health condition.
- The New Zealand Government provides funding through the work and income https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/work/health-and-disability-job-support/index.html to contribute to the costs of making workplace changes, including buying equipment, modifications, or accessing services for people living with a disability.