Accommodation and Assistive Technology Resources

Website resources listed below provide information and answers to questions ranging from accommodation needs, disclosure of disability, and use of Assistive Technology for persons with disabilities.

Please note that for accommodations in your classes or on campus, please contact the San José State University Accessible Education Center (408) 924-6000. 


Job Accommodation Network

JAN is an international toll-free consulting service that provides the most in-depth and comprehensive information and solutions for both employers and consumers on accommodation and employability issues to assist in interviewing, hiring, retraining, retention, and advancement for persons with disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The federal guidepost of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides answers to key questions pertaining to the laws, regulations, guidance, training, litigation and discrimination involving all aspects of employment.



AbleData, maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, is the premiere source of providing objective information on Assistive Technology and rehabilitation equipment with both domestic and international sources. AbleData does no sell products, only referring consumers to various product listings.

This website is a federal resource providing comprehensive information on disability programs and services nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state, academic institutions and nonprofit organizations.



The number one source where consumers can browse a wide selection of Assistive Technologies depending on the type of disability, from physical, learning, or sensory.


Microsoft Accessibility

This informative website offered by Microsoft provides a comprehensive guide to Assistive Technology and equipment with user interface, based on the premise that "accessibility enables people."


Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)

EASI is the premiere provider of online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities. EASI is committed in the belief that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone.


Disabled Person

This site provides a good understanding for employer and employee when requesting a workplace accommodation, the process of determining what’s required, and resolving many employer fears such as prohibitive costs.