Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that affects approximately 1 in 2000 people in the United States. There is no known cure. Narcolepsy can cause sudden onset of sleep, along with other symptoms, which can affect sufferers of this disease while they are at work.
Narcolepsy Network, a support organization for narcolepsy patients, will hold its annual conference in an online series of mini-conferences. Kicking off the series on Saturday, October 17 at 2 p.m. EST/1 p.m. Central, Gary Savine will speak about employment issues around narcolepsy, including applying for disability and workplace accommodations. There is no charge for registration.
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Gary Savine is an Illinois employment lawyer and founder of Savine Employment Law, Ltd. in Chicago. Gary regularly advises human resources professionals on recently enacted employment laws.