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The Disability Discrimination Act (1995) states that employers must make
‘reasonable adjustments’ to the workplace for employees with disabilities. To
help provide advice on this subject a project was undertaken to build a database
of work related ‘solutions’ that would supply information to those that support
people with disabilities about their potential work related needs. This paper
presents one of a series of studies designed to determine the information
requirements that would assist people with disabilities to join or rejoin the