AT for Supported Employment
Supported employment accommodations are specific to each work environment, but reminders and step-by-step instructions are the most commonly utilized aids.
Reminders and calendars that will vibrate and ding with alerts are standard apps on most smartphones.
are three iPhone apps that excel at reminders and to-do lists. For Andriod,
are great apps. There may be slight differences in the apps, but really whichever one feels the most natural to you is the best app!
Step-by-step instructions can be very helpful for those in supported employment settings. These instructions can be app-based, like
First Then Visual Scheduler
Visual Impact 3
, or even a physical laminated version similar to the picture below. The laminated instructions can be checked off using a dry erase marker.
Many office accommodations can be made easily and for minimal expense. Visit the
(for employers and employees) for appropriate
, including the examples below, and suggested funding options.
Desks are important for any job, so it is important to have a workspace that is not only accessible, but also comfortable. There are
electronic adjustable desks
that adjust with just the push of a button! These desks can be expensive, but if a temporary adjustment is all you need, placing the desk on cinderblocks for more height (they look very nice
) is an inexpensive alternative.
Computer access is crucial for most employment. Our
Computer Access Module
is a great way to learn all about different keyboards, mice, and programs to aid in access for all!