Re: help--disability

Pam Stenhjem (
Tue, 25 Nov 97 09:24:16 -0600

I have passed the message on to our Employee Services which is part of
Disability Services here at the University of Minnesota. They work to assist
employees with disabilities with this very type of issue. I have asked that they
respond directly to Gwen Pearson. Hope some information comes through!

Pam Stenhjem

Responding to the message of <>
> Good morning, Edequity members!
> Can you help with this request for information from a WISENET member?
> Anne McAuliffe
> ___________________________________________________________________________
> Subject: help--disability
> From: Women In Science and Engineering NETwork <WISENET@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU>
> at Internet
> Date: 11/22/97 11:25
> hi all. i am so glad wisenet is alive again! i missed it when all
> that "live nude" crap was clogging things up.
> i am trying to get a disability accomodation from my college,
> by taking a 1/6 reduction in course load (one class/year)
> and asking for other duties. Has anyone sucessfully
> negotiated a load reduction/job change like this?
> did you keep tenure?
> please email me! help! i am not having as much luck
> as i had hoped convincing them that epilepsy is a
> major life-limiting disability (although ADA does
> specifically cover it.)
> thanks
> gwen
> ~~~~~~~~~ G. A. Pearson, Department of Biology~~~~~~~~~~~
> ~~~~~~~~~Albion College, Albion, MI 49224~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> ~~~~~~~~~
> ~~~~~~~~~517.629.0290~~~~Fax: 517.629.0509~~~~~~~~~
> .

Pam Stenhjem, Project Coordinator

All Means All School-to-Work Project &
Transition Assistance Project
104 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55124

phone: 612/625-3863

Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness that precedes the
dawning of the day of success. -Unknown

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