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Each person’s disability is different and each individual requires different accommodations.When considering what is reasonable, the law also considers costs to the employer.
The above types of disabilities and the accommodations that may be available are just examples.
” This involves issues of cost, how the accommodation will impact production and co-workers, and the effectiveness of the accommodation in helping the individual perform his or her work.
In determining workplace disability and reasonable accommodations, it is best to work with a trained professional such as a vocational rehabilitation specialist who will understand the nature and extent of the disability and the available means to accommodate it.
If all else fails and an individual feels that reasonable accommodations have not been provided by an employer then that individual should seek legal protection without delay. is a partner in the New York law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP.
There are attorneys who specialize in representing victims of employment discrimination in the workplace. He is the chairperson of the New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council and the immediate past president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State.