Arthritis and employment part 2: When and how to tell people at work about your arthritis or other rheumatic condition.

Abstract: This question-and-answer podcast is the second in a two-part series. Part two provides information for individuals with arthritis or another rheumatic health condition on when, if, and how to discuss/disclose that information to an employer, prospective employer, or interviewer. The speaker also shares tips, strategies, and ideas about how to approach the difficult task of requesting accommodations from an employer and explains both the pros and cons of telling an employer and co-workers about having a health condition or disability. Part 1 is available under accession number O18663. Run time 10 minutes 24 seconds.

NARIC Accession Number: O18665.  What's this?
Author(s): Jacobs, Karen; Allaire, Saralynn.
Project Number: H133B100003.
Publisher(s): ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT). Trustees of Boston University, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215; 617/353-2735.
Publication Year: 2013.
Descriptor Terms: ACCOMMODATION, ARTHRITIS, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, CHRONIC ILLNESS, EMPLOYER ATTITUDES, EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS, FUNCTIONAL LIMITATIONS, JOB MODIFICATION, WORK PERFORMANCE, WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES.