Image of the podcast iconFor many people with disabilities, getting a job means working with an employer to create workplace supports and adjustments when appropriate. These supports - known as job accommodations - allow people with disabilities to do job duties and be as productive as possible. Common examples of job accommodations may include things like assistive technology, changes to work settings or adjusted work schedules.

But how can a person with a disability go about obtaining job accommodations for work? The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a great place to start.

Read more...

Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
 
search icon
GO

Three Resources That Can Help You Obtain Job Accommodations

May 20, 2015

Image of the podcast iconFor many people with disabilities, getting a job means working with an employer to create workplace supports and adjustments when appropriate. These supports - known as job accommodations - allow people with disabilities to do job duties and be as productive as possible.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects people with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation both during the hiring process and on the job. Common examples of job accommodations may include things like assistive technology, changes to work settings or adjusted work schedules.

But how can a person with a disability go about obtaining job accommodations for work?

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a great place to start. JAN provides free, confidential technical assistance about job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Listen to or download the transcript for this episode of the Ticket Talk podcast in which we discuss three JAN resources that can help you be successful on your path to financial independence.  

Find more free Ticket Talk podcast episodes in the Apple iTunes Store.