If you decide to apply for disability benefits, your doctor can help you by keeping good notes and using a simple assessment tool to track your health status.
There is a definition for disability on the Internet and it basically says any physical or mental illness which effects your everyday tasks and it’s something which has lasted for or is likely to last 12 months or more.
It doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be registered disabled. I am not registered disabled and I have Menieres Disease, Fibromyalgia and CFS all of which are classed as disabilities. I always put on job applications that I have a disability as if something happens at work and they’re not aware of my condition then how can I expect them to help me
I put on my applications that I have a disability as well Stephanie I’m not registered disabled either. I work part time but my employer knows I have limitations and she’s great if I need rest.