February 17, 2014
What do tennis balls, a headlamp, and curtains all have in common? They can all be used as a reasonable accommodation in the workplace. But wait — how can that be? Aren’t all accommodations expensive and high tech? In actuality, many accommodation solutions can be considered “low tech,” and according to an ongoing study conducted by the Job Accommodations Network (JAN) since 2004, employers report that a 58 percent of accommodations cost absolutely nothing to make, while the rest typically cost only $500.