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Disability Employment Opportunities

Employment of the Disabled as we know it is a disgrace in the USA
Many many individuals fully qualified to perform specific jobs have been shunned or ignored due to their disability.

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  1. America's Job Bank
    links state Employment Service offices to provide job seekers with the largest pool of active job opportunities available anywhere. For employers it provides rapid, national exposure for job openings. In addition to the Internet, the job openings found are available on computer systems in public libraries, colleges and universities, high schools, shopping malls, transition offices on military bases worldwide, and other places of public access.
  2. APSE
    Association for Persons in Supported Employment
    Supported employment (SE) enables people with disabilities who have not been successfully employed to work and contribute to society. SE focuses on a person's abilities and provides the supports the individual needs to be successful on a long-term basis.
  3. Blue House Jobs and Careers Links
    Job Boards, Career Services, Employment Opportunities, Online Jobs, Internet Jobs, Freelance Work.
  4. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor.
  5. Canadian National Institute for the Blind
    Career Development and Employment
  6. Career Advice and Personal Development
    Career Advice and Personal Development by Open Colleges Blog
  7. CAP
    The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program was established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
  8. Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities
    The Chamber’s mission is to help persons with disabilities and their direct caregivers to form and grow businesses.
  9. Communications Workers of America
  10. Directory of State Liaisons
    Provides state contacts on disability issues in each state
  11. EEOC
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  12. Employer Assistance Resource Network
    EARN (Employer Assistance and Rsource Network), Resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance individuals with disabilities.
  13. Employment911
    Job Search, Resume Writing, Resume Posting, Job Posting, Career and Employment Advice & tools.
  14. Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Network (EDN)
    Non-profit organization provides support to persons with disabilities who want to explore their entrepreneurial aspirations.
    Box 44, Suite 504; 5475 Spring Garden Road; Halifax, NS B3J 3T2
  15. Equal Opportunity Publications
    Specializes in connecting employers committed to the recruitment of a diversified work force (minorities, women, and people with disabilities) with career seekers.
  16. ESI
    Employment Support Institute
    Helping people make better decisions about employment options and policies affecting people with disabilities.
    Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network for Employment and Training , known by its abbr, GLADNET brings together research centres, university enterprises, government departments, trade unions, organizations representing disabled persons for the promotion of research as well as the collection, analysis and international exchange of information concerning persons with disabilities in the world of work.
  18. Institute For Work & Health
    The role of the Institute is to research the underlying factors which contribute to workplace health and disability, evaluate designated Ontario rehabilitation facilities, and provide pertinent and timely information on workplace health and rehabilitation to health care workers and stakeholders.
  19. Job Accommodation Network
    JAN   is an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    JAN on the Web
    West Virginia University
    PO Box 6080; Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6080 USA

  20. Job Networking Tips
    Source for posting and finding jobs in the state of Kansas.
  22. KDHR
    Kansas Department of Human Resources
  23. Mirfak Associates, Inc.
    Consultants in Vocational, Health and Disability Management Services since 1976.
    201 Lafayette Circle, Suite 100. Lafayette, California 94549-4370 USA
  24. National Industries for the Blind
    NIB   is a private, not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to enhance the opportunities for economic and personal independence of persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment.
    1901 North Beauregard Street, Suite 200; Alexandria, Virginia 22311 USA
  25. NISH
    NISH, formerly the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped, is the national non-profit agency designated by the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind Or Severely Disabled to provide technical assistance to Community Rehabilitation Programs.
  26. Office Of Compliance
    The Office of Compliance was established to implement the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995. Known as the CAA, the Act generally extends the rights and protections of 11 employment and labor laws to covered employees in the legislative branch of the federal government. The CAA also makes it unlawful for any employing office to intimidate, retaliate against, or otherwise take negative action against a covered employee for opposing an unlawful practice, initiating proceedings or bringing a claim under the CAA, or for testifying, assisting, or participating in a proceeding under the CAA. The CAA applies only to alleged violations occurring on or after January 23, 1996.
  27. Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
    ODEP was formerly the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.
  28. Pacesetters
    Pacesetters mission is to provide quality supports and assistance for individuals with disabilities and their families.
    PO Box 2731; Cookeville, Tennesee 38502 USA
  29. People With Disabilities: Starting a Business
    Starting a business can be a great opportunity for many people with disabilities.
  30. Project Hired
    Non-profit organization that is working hard to make Silicon Valley workplaces fully inclusive of people with disabilities!
    1270 Franklin Mall; Santa Clara California 95050 USA
  31. Resources for Working
    National Federation of the Blind.
  32. Should you mention disability on your resume? and 279 Free resume samples
  33. Spectrum Employment Service
    Spectrum Employment Service is a non-profit organization which assists people who have varying degrees of disability to find and maintain open employment.
    The Spectrum Organization Association Inc
    Spectrum Employment
    PO Box 2107; Strathpine, Qld. 4500 Australia

  34. Ten Ways to Become Better at Your Job Today
    Susan Adams, Forbes Staff - Covering careers, jobs and every aspect of leadership.
  35. The Able Trust
    The Florida Governor's Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with Disabilities.
  36. Training Resource Network, Inc.
    Offering resources on the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in their communities.
    PO Box 439; St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0439 USA
  37. Transition Research Institute at Illinois (TRI)
    The Transition Research Institute at the University of Illinois (TRI), established in 1985, identifies effective practices, conducts intervention and evaluation research, and provides technical assistance activities that promote the successful transition of youth with disabilities from school to adult life.
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    113 Children's Research Center; 51 Gerty Drive; Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA
  38. VCU-RRTC
    Researchers committed to developing and advancing evidence-based practices to increase the hiring and retention for individuals with disabilities.
  39. White House Press Release
    March 13, 1998.
  40. WorkSupport.Com
    Information, Resources and Research about Work and Disability Issues.

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