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Pain is a limitation that can be acute or chronic, severe or mild, numbing or sharp. It can be caused by a variety of impairments and can affect individuals in different ways. For more information on accommodation ideas for chronic pain, see JAN's A to Z: Chronic Pain. Accommodations can come in a variety of solutions for a specific limitation. See below for some ideas to help you get started.


Desks and tables that are adjustable allow individuals who use mobility aids, have to alternate between sitting and standing positions, or use various types of chairs to be more comfortable. Adjusting a working surface to meet individual needs increases their comfort and access.