A job accommodation is a reasonable adjustment to a job or work
environment that makes it possible for an individual with a disability to
perform job duties. Determining whether to provide accommodations involves
considering the required job tasks, the functional limitations of the person
doing the job, the level of hardship to the employer, and other issues.
Accommodations may include specialized equipment, facility modifications,
adjustments to work schedules or job duties, as well as a whole range of other
The Job Accommodation Network
(JAN), a service of the Office of Disability Employment
Policy (ODEP), provides a free consulting service on workplace
accommodations. ODEP also provides fact
sheets on job accommodations.
DOL Web Pages on This
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network provides information on job
accommodations through its Web site and toll-free information service.
Portal for Employers
Information for employers about accommodation,
legal issues, and human resources issues.
Provides fact sheets on job accommodations.
Accommodations Get the Job
Provides examples of accommodations that have been made for
qualified workers with disabilities.
Making Management Decisions
Provides guidance and case studies for help in
providing accommodation to employees.
Tax Incentives for
Provides information on the three tax incentives that are
available to help employers cover the cost of accommodations for employees with
disabilities and to make their places of business accessible for employees
and/or customers with disabilities.
Related Web Pages on This
Accommodations Information from DisabilityInfo.gov
on technical assistance to identify and secure accommodations for employment
for people with disabilities.