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Published by President"s Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Shipping list no.: 94-9063-P.

The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. of braille ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14704022M

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VA HANDBOOK Novem 6 d. Essential Functions: The essential functions of a job are the occupational duties that are fundamental to the position to the extent that the individual cannot do the job without being. The employer also doesn’t have to provide the exact accommodation that’s preferred or being requested, says DeFreitas: “There might be an alternative accommodation available. There should be a process of engagement there to figure out what’s reasonable and effective.” How to Ask for Disability Accommodations During Your Job Search. Even if the accommodation might not be well-received by co-workers, the employer would have to remain open to making it if it was an effective accommodation that would let the employee with a disability perform the essential functions of the job. Employers are generally not required to make “accommodations” A, B, D, or E.   Contact JAN for additional information related to job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other resources. Do disclose when you need an accommodation: Deciding when to disclose can be a difficult choice for a person with a disability. If you have a hidden disability such as brain injury or post-traumatic stress.

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