The NIDRR-funded RRTC ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the eighth podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” series and the finale in their two-part series on arthritis and employment. The Active Living with Arthritis series provides evidence-based information to assist people living with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions stay active. This information is presented in an enjoyable, conversational format with the hope that people living with arthritis will find this information useful and that clinicians will share this valuable resource with their patients.
In Podcast 8: “Arthritis and Employment Part 2: When and How to Tell People at Work about Your Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Condition” Dr. Saralynn Allaire discusses how requesting an accommodation for one’s arthritis can be a difficult conversation to have with one’s employer. Dr. Allaire discusses the pros and cons and strategies for approaching this important conversation. A transcript of this podcast is available here.
Stay tuned as ENACT releases a whole new series of topics on living actively with arthritis next month!
For more information on ENACT at Boston University please visit www.bu.edu/enact. To Listen to ENACT Director, Dr. Julie Keysor’s introduction to the Living Podcast series and to listen to previous Podcasts please visit www.bu.edu/enact/category/active-arthritis-podcasts. For more information on arthritis, and rheumatic conditions please visit www.arthritis.org.