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Working? Going to school? Applying for disability? Get the help you need to navigate these often-rough waters.

Can I Keep Working with Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
See what you may need to consider when it comes to whether you can work with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Can I Get Disability With Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Have you wondered whether you're eligible for Social Security Disability benefits because of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? Get answers.

Filing for Social Security Disability with Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
If you can't work because of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, you may decide to file for Social Security Disability. Find out where to start and what can increase your chances of having a claim excepted.

Can I be Fired for Sick Days due to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Know your rights! See what laws are in place to protect your job when you have to miss a lot of time.

Should I Tell My Boss I Have Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Weight the pros and cons.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Disability Stories
Have you tried to get disability benefits? Share your chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia disability story and read disability stories from other people like you.See submissions

Reasonable Accommodation: Readers Respond
Find out what kinds of reasonable accommodations have helped other people keep working with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), and share your experience to help others.

How to Win Your Claim
See a transcript of a chat with at attorney who specializes in disability claims to find out how you can build a stronger case for yourself. (Note: some of the information deals specifically with depression, but most of it also is relevant to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.)

How to Be Your Own Expert Medical Witness
Get practical advice on how to shore up your disability claim.

Tips for Completing Disability Forms
Get advice on completing disability forms that can help you avoid common pitfalls and help you file a successful claim.

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