Overcoming the Disability Epidemic: The Employee Who Asks for an Accommodation Is Saying, “I Love My Job”

Tasha Patterson@Work

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AccommodationsBy Les Kertay, PhD, ABPP, LP

Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Medical Interventions

We need a new way of thinking about the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). It’s time to think of disability accommodations not as a burden for the employer, but instead as an opportunity to keep a valued employee at work. By changing that perspective, employers will see ADAAA costs as an investment in a more engaged, productive workforce.

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