Accomodating people with
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In the hiring process, an employer seeks to determine whether an applicant has the necessary skills, experience, education, or other background to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Employers are encouraged to contact JAN to discuss specific situations in more detail.
For information on assistive technology and other accommodation ideas, visit JAN's Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) at JAN.org/soar.
It therefore follows that reasonable accommodation cannot be the same for every individual with a disability.” So how does an employer reasonably accommodate a person with a disability in their workplace?
An estimated 50 million adults in the United States have some form of arthritis, and one in five adults report having a diagnosis of arthritis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010).
By 2030, an estimated 67 million Americans ages 18 years or older are projected to have arthritis, and 25.9% of women and 18.3% men report a diagnosis of arthritis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010).
In her discussion, Imogen strongly emphasised the role which awareness plays in educating workforces about disability.
“Employers need to realise the importance of addressing the perceptions and attitudes linked to disability.