Recurring or unpredictable periods of ill health make it difficult to work, especially full time, so many people with episodic disabilities must rely on health and disability benefits. Due to the strict definitions and rules that govern these benefit programs, many people are not able to participate in the workforce part-time or when their health allows.
The resources in this section provide information on how to maintain good overall health and quality of life related to work and income security.
Work and Income Resources
National Deliberative Dialogue on Long COVID as an Episodic Disability and Employment – Report
Long COVID is an episodically disabling condition and
as more people are returning to workplaces, Realize
hosted a National Deliberative Dialogue to highlight the
impact that Long COVID has on people and their work.
We also wanted to explore the effects of Long COVID on
workplaces, accommodation, and employers.
This was a hybrid event held on September 23, 2022.
Should I Tell Them? Working Towards Barrier-Free Recruitment in the Canadian Labour Market
Policy brief; Realize 2020; pdf
LIFE INSURANCE & PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW & WHAT YOU CAN DO
Brief; Realize 2020; pdf