International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society

The International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society (IMSCOGS) promotes research about cognition in MS.
It is a point of contact and information for all researchers and health professionals interested in MS cognition.

PwMS Perspective December 2019

PwMS Perspective December 2019


Jeffrey N. Gingold

Reprinted with permission from MS Focus: the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation from MS Focus Magazine.

Should I Stay or Should I Go (Now)? MS: Working and Retirement

by Jeffrey N. Gingold


With my MRI images and cognitive assessment report in hand, my neurologist explained how MS had compromised my cognitive and physical functions, leaving me disabled and unable to work. He explained that “chronic” meant “permanent” disabilities. The employment rug was yanked out from
under me and there would be no holding onto my career.

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