Accommodation and Compliance: Fibromyalgia
Stress can exacerbate the symptoms of individuals with a variety impairments. For this reason, employers may need to look for ways to reduce stress and/or remove stressors in the work environment.
A person who experiences headaches and migraines may have difficulty concentrating and tolerating certain environmental conditions that can be triggers. As a result, individuals may have difficulty meeting performance and conduct standards.
A variety of impairments may affect an employee’s ability to concentrate. Decreased concentration can be caused by auditory distractions (that can be heard) and/or visual distractions (that can be seen).
Decreased stamina, or fatigue, refers to one’s inability to exert oneself over a prolonged period of time, or across a certain amount of repeated activity. Decreased stamina, or fatigue, can be caused by a variety of conditions and limitations. Accommodations...
An individual may be sensitive to working in a cold or hot environment. Modifying worksite or personal temperatures is key. This may include providing work areas with separate temperatures controls or even properly servicing ventilation systems. Accommodations can come in...
Individuals may have difficulty balancing due to a variety of conditions. See below for some ideas to help you find a solution when someone has limitations in balance.
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The Agency is responsible for providing employment, training, educational and reemployment rights information and assistance to veterans, and other military personnel who are preparing to transition from the military. Also provide hearing aids. All World War I veterans are eligible...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are dedicated to protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
Office of Disability Employment Policy
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor. ODEP provides national leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities while striving to eliminate barriers to employment.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.