April 20, 2018

Accommodations Resources

Burton Blatt Institute Employer Toolkit: Inclusive Culture and the Workplace

This toolkit includes informational briefs on an inclusive culture, policies and practices, recommendations for management and hiring, and reasonable accommodations; checklists to assess workplace culture, workforce development, accessible recruiting, and accessible training; and archived webinars

EEOC Reasonable Accommodations for Lawyers with Disabilities

EEOC Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights

Article:  Providing Reasonable Accommodations for Attorneys/Legal Professionals with Disabilities

Employer Assistance & Resource Network’s Understanding Accommodations: Easier Than You Might Think

Reasonable accommodations are adjustments or modifications which enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job efficiently and productively. Accommodations vary depending upon the nature of the job and the needs of the individual applicant or employee. Not all people with disabilities (or even all people with the same disability) will require the same accommodation or any accommodation. This document provides information how to effectively respond to employees’ requests for accommodations.

Reasonable Accommodations for Lawyers with Disabilities:  EEOC Fact Sheet

This fact sheet addresses employers’ duty to accommodate, under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, attorneys with disabilities, both as job applicants and employees.

Overview of Job Accommodations for Lawyers with Disabilities from Job Accommodation Network

To effectively provide the variety of services performed in the legal profession, lawyers with disabilities may need accommodations related to cognitive, motor, psychiatric, sensory, and other impairments. This document is a quick overview of some of the job accommodations that might be useful.