Reasonable Accommodations

A resource to help employers, teachers, employees and students address work and school issues, reasonable accommodations, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This website contains information related to laws, disclosure, and situations related to having a mental illness in the workplace or school setting.

What are Reasonable Accommodations?
What is Psychiatric Disability and Mental Illness?
What laws require that reasonable accommodations be provided?

 

Information for Employers

What accommodations work on the job?
How does mental illness interfere with work performance?
Scenarios: What Would You Do?
Frequently Asked Questions
How-To Tips for Employers
What can I read for more information?

Information for Teachers

What accommodations work in school?
How does mental illness interfere with school performance?
Scenarios: What Would You Do?
Frequently Asked Questions
How-To Tips for Educators
What can I read for more information?

Information for Employees

How Mental Illness Affects Work
Working in Professional and Managerial Jobs
Disclosing Your Disability
Issues and Answers
Dealing With a Difficult Boss
Responding to Feedback
Job Accommodations
Filing Complaints
Work-related sites

Information for Students

How Mental Illness Affects School
Academic Adjustments
Issues and Answers
Documenting Your Disability
Filing Complaints
School-related sites

For further information on job accommodations for persons with disabilities, professionals or employers we suggest you contact the Job Accommodation Network.


Original funding for this site was made possible by the Tower Foundation.

Note: The information contained in these pages is for educational purposes only, and is not legal advice. Individuals should contact the appropriate legal resources for specific legal advice regarding their particular situations.


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