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Questions to Consider

An accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy an equal employment opportunity. JAN views accommodations as a way to bridge the distance between the maximum ability of the individual and the essential functions of the job. In seeking the answers to accommodation questions, it is essential to obtain input from the individual with the disability to achieve a successful accommodation outcome. The following questions may be helpful during the accommodation process:

Go to JAN's publications on the Interactive Process and the Interactive Process: Federal Sector for further information.


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