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Assistive Technology for Job Applicants

If you need assistive technology as a reasonable accommodation when applying for a job.

Are applying for a job? Do you need:

  • The job application in an alternative format?
  • A reasonable accommodation to participate in a job interview?
  • A reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, such as taking a test?

If you answered yes to any of these needs, notify the employer as soon as possible. Your request may be written or spoken; however, it is good practice to keep a written record of your requests.

An employer can’t refuse your application because you request a reasonable accommodation.

Want to learn more?

Check out these websites and resources:

National Resources

State Resources

Legal Assistance

The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities. All individuals with disabilities are eligible to receive help, regardless of age or income level. Learn more at http://mylegalaid.org/about/our-work/disability-law.

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