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Migraine and Disability Rights

Shapiro, Robert E. MD, PhD

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000418652.08268.9f
Practice Issues

Patients with migraine often have substantial disabilities. US federal law provides protections for disabled Americans. This discussion provides information regarding the disability rights of patients with transformed migraine.

Author Information

Address correspondence to Dr Robert E. Shapiro, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Arnold 2435B, University Health Center, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401,

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Shapiro serves as a consultant and scientific advisory board member for MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Shapiro reports no disclosure.

© 2012 American Academy of Neurology