Questions tagged [accommodation]

An accommodation is an adjustment made in a system to accommodate or make fair the same system for an individual based on a proven need. Often used in the context of "reasonable accommodations" as defined as a legal concept in the USA.

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How can an employer better accommodate workers on the autism-spectrum to reduce absence from work?

Question: What are measures an employer or colleagues can take to better accommodate workers who are on the autism-spectrum? The goal of the better accommodation/changed behavior would be to improve ...
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How to support a colleague who finds meetings extremely tiring?

In our software development team we have a colleague who is both a great engineer with a sense of responsibility and a great person. She is usually very involved in discussions during our meetings, ...
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My doctor issued an open toe orthopedic shoe and my company is making me buy a closed-toe shoe

I'm under a doctor's care, wearing an orthopedic shoe. My company is making me buy a closed toe orthopedic shoe. I had toe surgery. I’m a cashier. Can they do that? Are there good resources to ...
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Discrimination - ADA reasonable accommodation [closed]

I have a position as Business Analyst. I suffer from chronic depression, which has been clearly communicated with medical certification to my manager and HR. I requested that I be allowed to work ...
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How to request accommodations for a blue uniform due to autism?

I’m soon to be volunteering at a hospital nearby my university for several months and they require volunteers to wear clothing that identifies them in the hospital and I don’t believe any of the ...
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How to approach employer to bring assist dog

As a diabetic I am thinking about getting a diabetes assist dog. I am an engineering student and will probably work 40h weeks. If I had an officially recognised assist dog, how should I approach (...