Questions and Answers about Specific Disabilities in the Workplace

The Equal Opportunity Commission developed a series of question-and answer documents addressing particular disabilities in the workplace.  Click on the gold text below for more information about these disabilities including when an employer may ask about these disabilities, types of reasonable accommodations that may be needed, how an employer should handle safety concerns and how to prevent and correct harassment.

  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Deafness and Hearing Impairments
  •  Blindness and Vision Impairments
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Cancer