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Manual for Accommodating Employees with Disabilities

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Office of Disability Rights:

The DC Office of Disability Rights is available to assist agencies and employees with disabilities with reasonable accommodations and other disability issues.

Phone: (202) 724-5055
Haydn Demas, ADA Compliance Specialist (Employment)
Phone: (202) 442-4692

Purpose of the Manual:

The purpose of this Manual is to provide guidance on how to reasonably accommodate District employees and applicants for positions within the District government. This Manual outlines a uniform approach to providing reasonable accommodations consistent with federal and District laws. The Manual explains the obligations of both the District agencies and individuals with disabilities, and it answers some of the questions about reasonable accommodations facing District agencies.blished by those entities are controlling.