The ADA and Voice Disorders: Exploring Workplace Productivity Issues in Individuals with Spasmodic Dysphonia
Conference Title/Conference Publication
Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
November 14, 2013 - November 16, 2013
Date of Presentation
This seminar provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act as applied to individuals with voice disorders. Workplace productivity is examined using a concept known as presenteeism. Preliminary interviews with individuals with spasmodic dysphonia reveal whether existing scales that measure presenteeism might be useful for those with voice disorders.
Isetti, Derek D. and Meyer, Tanya K., "The ADA and Voice Disorders: Exploring Workplace Productivity Issues in Individuals with Spasmodic Dysphonia" (2013). School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty Presentations. 190.