However, this provides quite an opportunity for accommodation.
Within reason, then, we may need access to private telephone use in order to get through a rough patch during the day.
Perhaps the most important accommodation for most bipolar people is flexibility in work schedules.
For many of us, it is even impossible, especially in jurisdictions in which care is state sponsored, and therefore we have little control over the schedule.
Therefore, one very important accommodation is allowing for time for bipolar employees to see their physicians and their therapists.
Part one, which discusses disclosure and stigma can be found here.
Part three, which is on emotional support, can be found here.
If a job can be more easily broken into smaller projects that can be distributed according to our efficiency, then that can really improve our effectiveness.
For jobs where there are tasks that must be done at a fixed time, one possible way to handle the situation is to create the ability to trade off tasks with other people on the team or at the workplace.
Bipolar disorder is different from many other disabilities in that it affects many bipolar people periodically.