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People with allergies have various limitations, depending on the type and severity of the allergy. Common allergens include foods, animal-related materials, and airborne substances. Learn about related job accommodations in JAN's A to Z: Allergies.


New supervisors often make changes that affect the employees they supervise. These changes can impact employees with disabilities is unexpected ways. JAN offers information about supervisor changes, the ADA, and accommodations.


Become a #WorkforceRecruitmentProgram participating school! College staff can visit to register for WRP this spring so your students and recent graduates with disabilities can get connected to federal opportunities this fall.


ATIA 2024 Conference - Assistive Technology Industry Association


JAN will be presenting and exhibiting at ATIA 2024. For more information see


JAN provides free accommodation and ADA consultation for all employers, regardless of size or type, and offers a page dedicated to employer resources.


JAN Monthly Webcast Series - April 2023 - Accommodation Solutions for Neurodivergent Workers


What is neurodiversity? Is being neurodiverse a disability under the ADA? For answers to these questions and more, view the JAN webcast "Accommodation Solutions for Neurodivergent Workers."


JAN offers practical ideas for accommodating workers who have difficulty communicating effectively and appropriately with others (e.g., due to anxiety, difficulty managing emotions, tone, etc.). Learn more: "Communication Difficulties in the Workplace."


Just in from the U.S. Department of Labor! The theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2023 will be “Advancing Access and Equity” – and a variation of this theme, “Advancing Access and Equity: Then, Now and Next” will be used to mark this year’s 50th anniversary of the landmark Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Learn more about plans for both important events.


Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights


Are workers who have depression, PTSD, and other mental health conditions protected against discrimination and harassment at work? Read "Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights."


For accommodation solutions to address limitations related to executive functioning, such as memory, organization, and concentration, see JAN's “Accommodation Solutions: Executive Functioning Deficits.”



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