The standard requires all employers (except small organizations) to have a written process to document individual accommodation plans for employees with disabilities. This will help organizations have a clear and consistent approach for accommodating employees with disabilities.
What is an individual accommodation plan? Select the heading below to find out:
An individual accommodation plan is a formal way of recording and reviewing the workplace-related accommodations that will be provided to an employee with a disability. Employers must work with an employee with a disability to find the appropriate accommodation to meet the individual's accommodation needs. For example, it might include the need to provide screen reader software for a computer.
The standard specifies a number of elements that must be included in the process for developing documented individual accommodation plans, including: