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043: Invisible Illness in the Workplace – with Alyson Seligman

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When I first spoke with Alyson Seligman, I was struck by her incredible story of resilience and determination after being suddenly paralyzed thirteen years ago due to a rare, chronic condition. Not only did she overcome this challenge, but she now uses her voice to educate and empower others who may be dealing with similar invisible illnesses, as well as helping businesses create a more inclusive environment for employees with disabilities. In this episode, we have an eye-opening conversation about the importance of understanding and complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how employers can better support their employees with invisible illnesses.

Throughout our discussion, Alyson shares valuable insights on the ADA's interactive process and the steps employees can take to request and receive the accommodations they need to thrive in the workplace. We also explore how employers, HR professionals, and coworkers can make a difference by fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment, providing reasonable accommodations, and avoiding judgment of those making requests for accommodations. Alyson's personal experience managing her invisible illness and working remotely offers a powerful perspective on the benefits and challenges of accommodating disabilities in the workplace.

Finally, Alyson provides practical tips for employers to engage in the interactive process effectively and shares information about her own speaking engagements. As a motivational speaker, Alyson is passionate about helping businesses and individuals create supportive cultures that empower employees with disabilities and invisible illnesses. So, give this episode a listen, and don't forget to rate and review the show to help us reach more listeners who are interested in creating a more inclusive workplace and complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In this episode, you will hear about:

  • Navigating Invisible Illness
  • Accommodating Invisible Illnesses in the Workplace
  • Remote Work as a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Training Employers and Management Teams on the Americans with Disabilities Act

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- The Employer’s Termination Checklist: A Guide to Terminating at Will Employees and Avoid Retaliation Claims

- Step by Step Guide to Investigating a Sexual Harassment Complaint

- HR and Employment Law Workshop for Small Businesses

- FMLA Workshop

- Employment Law Workshop for Mid-Size Businesses

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When I first spoke with Alyson Seligman, I was struck by her incredible story of resilience and determination after being suddenly paralyzed thirteen years ago due to a rare, chronic condition. Not only did she overcome this challenge, but she now uses her voice to educate and empower others who may be dealing with similar invisible illnesses, as well as helping businesses create a more inclusive environment for employees with disabilities. In this episode, we have an eye-opening conversation about the importance of understanding and complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how employers can better support their employees with invisible illnesses.

Throughout our discussion, Alyson shares valuable insights on the ADA's interactive process and the steps employees can take to request and receive the accommodations they need to thrive in the workplace. We also explore how employers, HR professionals, and coworkers can make a difference by fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment, providing reasonable accommodations, and avoiding judgment of those making requests for accommodations. Alyson's personal experience managing her invisible illness and working remotely offers a powerful perspective on the benefits and challenges of accommodating disabilities in the workplace.

Finally, Alyson provides practical tips for employers to engage in the interactive process effectively and shares information about her own speaking engagements. As a motivational speaker, Alyson is passionate about helping businesses and individuals create supportive cultures that empower employees with disabilities and invisible illnesses. So, give this episode a listen, and don't forget to rate and review the show to help us reach more listeners who are interested in creating a more inclusive workplace and complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In this episode, you will hear about:

  • Navigating Invisible Illness
  • Accommodating Invisible Illnesses in the Workplace
  • Remote Work as a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Training Employers and Management Teams on the Americans with Disabilities Act

Resources from this Episode

Get Your Question Answered on the Next Episode! You have questions, and we would love to answer them on the Employment Experience Podcast! Fill out this form - https://forms.gle/1HtbVjm9AQpQUrPK6

Sign up for the HR Membership

Hire Karly to Train your Team: Schedule a complimentary call to discuss how we can help

Free Downloads and Legal Workshops

- The Employer’s Termination Checklist: A Guide to Terminating at Will Employees and Avoid Retaliation Claims

- Step by Step Guide to Investigating a Sexual Harassment Complaint

- HR and Employment Law Workshop for Small Businesses

- FMLA Workshop

- Employment Law Workshop for Mid-Size Businesses

Connect with Karly Wannos

Follow Karly on Facebook, Instagram (@karlywannos) and Linkedin

Join our Private Facebook Community for HR and Businesses

Sign up

  continue reading

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