Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Accommodation and Compliance: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Individuals with cognitive impairments may experience an inability to mark time as it passes incrementally by minutes and hours. This can affect the ability to gauge the proper amount of time to set aside for certain tasks. It may be...
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 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).
Individuals who experience difficulties in organizing, planning, and prioritizing often experience limitations in the ability to organize and strategize daily tasks along with the ability to decipher the sequence in which job duties should be completed.
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...
Control of Anger/Emotions
Strong anger and emotional responses can be a symptom of a wide range of disabilities and medical conditions, and can be the result of certain medicine regimens. Therefore, employers may need to help alleviate triggers and provide solutions to keep...
- Executive Functioning Deficits
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...
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.
- Apps for Individuals with PTSD