Ask JAN – Job Accomodation Network

Do you have questions about work accommodations or the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the site maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor that has the answers to help you. is a free service, with expert advice and guidance provided confidentially for workforce accommodation and disability employment issues. Guidance is provided online or over the phone. There is also a page devoted to Spanish-Language resources helping Limited English Proficient Individuals.

(También hay una página dedicada a recursos en español que ayudan individuos de comprensión limitada en inglés.)

SOAR, the Searchable Online Accommodation Resource, is just one tool available at the AskJan website. Click on this link to see a Disability and its corresponding accommodation option.

The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted in 1992 to “enable society to benefit from the skills and talents of individuals with disabilities, will allow us all to gain from their increased purchasing power and ability to use it, and will lead to fuller, more productive lives for all Americans.” (Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers)


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