- A medical transcriptionist was injured and became paraplegic. Her employer purchased a transcription machine with hand control (instead of foot control) so the transcriptionist could continue working.
- An employee who was paraplegic was working for a small employer who could not afford to purchase new office furniture. The employee was accommodated by placing blocks under the legs of an existing desk.
- A prep cook with paraplegia was hired to work in a large kitchen with standup workstations. The employer purchased a standup wheelchair so the cook could work at a standing height.
- A person who used a wheelchair was hired to work as a marketing analyst. Her workstation was on the second floor of an inaccessible building. The employer installed an automatic door opener, an elevator to the second floor, and remodeled a restroom and workstation.
- A chemistry teacher who used a wheelchair and worked in a college was accommodated with an elevating wheelchair. The existing chemistry lab was designed to accommodate students at a standing height and the college could not remodel the entire lab so opted for the elevating wheelchair instead.
- A CAD/CAM drafting specialist became quadriplegic and had limited use of his upper extremities. The employer purchased speech-activated software for CAD so he could continue performing his job.
- An artist became quadriplegic and had to use a mouth stick paintbrush. He could not adjust his work surface so he had a battery powered, adjustable easel custom designed.
- An accounting technician with post-polio syndrome started using a wheelchair, but was concerned about emergency evacuation in the event of a fire. As a result, the employer developed an emergency evacuation plan for all employees.
- A social services supervisor with severe arthritis used a wheelchair. Her job required her to drive the agency van to several locations. The employer modified the van by adding a lift and hand controls.
- A resource nurse with multiple sclerosis needed changes to her workstation and schedule. The employer made the workstation wider and added an adjustable keyboard tray. The employer also allowed periodic rest breaks and moved the employee closer to the restroom and break room to help reduce fatigue.