Hiring workers with disabilities is often less costly than most people expect. In fact, a recent study3 found that more than half of all reasonable accommodations cost absolutely nothing. Other times, the accommodation is very inexpensive. Often, one-time accommodations cost no more than $500.
Providing workplace accommodations (sometimes known as reasonable accommodations) for employees leads to many direct and indirect benefits. It can increase an employee’s productivity and eliminate the need to hire and train a new employee. This section of the Toolkit can help you better understand reasonable accommodations, including their costs, uses and benefits.