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Accomodation and Compliance Series

Employees with Executive Functioning Deficits

By Whetzel, Melanie

Summary

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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Visit www.askjan.org/media/execfunc.html

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
United States
2014

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