Publication Date

October 2002


[Excerpt] Creating change in the workplace can be a difficult process, especially if it requires asking for job accommodations from your supervisor or boss. For many, requesting assistance can feel like an intimidating task. If an individual has decided not to disclose his or her disability or significant health issue to an employer, this situation may feel even more difficult. Yet often times accommodations are necessary to create a comfortable and effective working environment. The good news is that this interaction between employee and boss is not nearly as scary as it can appear to be. It can be, in fact, a very rewarding and empowering experience. With this in mind, “Working it Out Together” held an exciting seminar with three expert panelists. These guest speakers presented on a variety of tools and tips aimed at creating win-win situations.di