Steps for an Effective Negotiation: An Overview
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In the next three parts of this lesson, you will learn the skills to request accommodations. We have organized these skills around the practical idea that you are having a meeting with the teacher or other person (we will say “staff member”) who would be giving you the accommodation. We realize that your request may not always happen in a face-to-face meeting. You might have a phone call or email exchange, for example. Or you might just talk informally after a class. In any case, if you know these skills you will know the best way to ask for, and get, your accommodations:
- Opening the meeting
- Requesting the accommodation
- Closing the meeting