Accommodating

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.

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This page is intended to help teachers and others find information that can guide them in making appropriate changes in the classroom based on what their students need.

For these individuals, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) requires employers to make “reasonable accommodations” to help people with mental health conditions do their jobs.

The ADAAA does not list medical conditions that are disabilities, but rather gives a general definition of disability.

JAN’s Occupation and Industry Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations for their employees with disabilities and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Each publication in the series addresses a specific occupation or industry and provides information about that occupation or industry, ADA issues, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.

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