Accomodating people with
Offered below are examples of accommodations that have been made for qualified workers with disabilities.
These are samples only and are not necessarily the only possible solutions to the problems.
Creative solutions may involve equipment changes, work station modifications, adjustments to work schedules, assistance in accessing the facility, and dozens of other possibilities, depending on the individual s particular limitations and needs.
Step 1: Decide if the employee with a disability is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without an accommodation.
Step 2: Identify the employee’s workplace accommodation needs by: involving the employee who has the disability in every step of the process; employing confidentiality principles while exploring ways to provide workplace accommodations; consulting with rehabilitation professionals, if needed; using job descriptions and job analyses to detail essential functions of the job; and identifying the employee’s functional limitations and potential accommodations Step 3: Select and provide the accommodation that is most appropriate for the employee and employer. Accommodations selected should be effective, reliable, easy to use, and readily available for the employee needing the accommodation.
Accommodations Get the Job done Accommodations are developed on an individual basis and in a partnership between the person with the disability and the employer.
This teamwork generally results in cost-effective solutions.