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Accomodation and Compliance Series

Employees with Executive Functioning Deficits

By Whetzel, Melanie


This online article provides information to help employers determine effective accommodations for individuals with executive functioning deficits in the workplace. Executive functions, which may be affected by autism, are mental processes related to planning, organization, attention, the ability to remember details, and abstract thinking.

"The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace." [Website]

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This online article is in English


Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
United States

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