The laws protecting your right to reasonable accommodation are found in both federal and state statutes…
Department Policy…DHS will make reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability who makes a written request, unless provision of such accommodations would create an undue hardship on the department. [DHS Administrative Directive
Example: A telephone amplifier was provided to an employee who is hard of hearing to allow the person to use the telephone.
Example: A job applicant had complete loss of vision in one eye and low vision in the other. A closed circuit television system was used to magnify the printed paper during the interview process.
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