Learning about the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) can help.The ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for employees who have a disability, including lupus, so they can continue to perform their job.
Section 504 is a relatively simple part of the Rehabilitation Act.
Section 504 states, No otherwise qualified individual with a disability ...
Many people are able to work for many years with lupus.
But you may need to adjust your schedule or your work environment.
“Some people feel bad about asking for an accommodation, or are nervous that their co-workers will get upset if they get special treatment,” says Linda Batiste, a principle consultant at JAN.