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.
- 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.
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.
- Blue House Jobs and Careers Links
Job Boards, Career Services, Employment Opportunities, Online Jobs, Internet Jobs, Freelance Work.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Career Development and Employment
The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program was established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide equal employment
opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Chamber of Commerce for Individuals with DisAbilities (CCID)
The Chamber is a national cross-disability consumer volunteer organization that uses business principles to improve the economic status of people with disabilities.
- Communications Workers of America
Employment Assistance Referral Network
EARN (Employment Assistance Referral Network), created to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
The President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Job Search, Resume Writing, Resume Posting, Job Posting, Career and Employment Advice & tools.
Equal Opportunity Publications
Specializes in connecting employers committed to the recruitment of a diversified work force (minorities, women, and people with disabilities) with career
CAREERS & the disABLED
CAREERS & the disABLED is the nation's first and only career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at the
undergraduate, graduate, or professional level. Each issue features a special Braille section.
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.
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.
Job Accommodation Network
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
- Jobsearch and employment sites related to disability issues.
Online Information on Employment and Training Opportunities for Disabled People.
Source for posting and finding jobs in the state of Kansas.
Kansas Department of Human Resources
Mirfak Associates, Inc.
Consultants in Vocational, Health and Disability Management Services since 1976.
201 Lafayette Circle, Suite 100. Lafayette, California 94549-4370 USA
National Industries for the Blind
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
- Network for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities (NEWD)
Non-profit organization provides support to persons with disabilities who want to explore their entrepreneurial aspirations.
1575 Brunswick Street; Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada B3J 2G
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.
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.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
ODEP was formerly the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.
Pacesetters mission is to provide quality supports and assistance for individuals with disabilities and their families.
PO Box 2731; Cookeville, Tennesee 38502 USA
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
Resources for Working
National Federation of the Blind.
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
The Spectrum Organization Association Inc
PO Box 2107; Strathpine, Qld. 4500 Australia
- The Able Trust
The Florida Governor's Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with Disabilities.
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
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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
113 Children's Research Center; 51 Gerty Drive; Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA
Researchers committed to developing and advancing evidence-based practices to increase the hiring and retention for individuals with disabilities.
White House Press Release
March 13, 1998.
Information, Resources and Research about Work and Disability Issues.
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