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Resources for People with Disabilities

 

1.800Wheelchair.com

Able to Work: Web site managed by the National Business Disability Council, a leading national resource for the successful integration of persons with disabilities into the workforce and consumer marketplace.

AC Online: Employment tips

ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability

American Association of People with Disabilities

Asperger Specific Resource

Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employees with Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Advantages

Autism Society of America

BrainTrack:  Guide offers in-depth career profiles as well as degree and wage statistics for over 400 occupations that commonly require college or university education. College and university information is listed.

Career On-Line:  A federally funded project administered by Disability Services in cooperation with Distributed Computing Services at the University of Minnesota.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities: Career-planning services, including job postings, for students with disabilities.

 

Disability.gov

disABLEDperson.com: An online community for persons with disabilities

disAbility On Line:   Web site sponsored by the US Dept of Labor. Links to other sites for assisting individuals with disabilities to find employment.

Diversity World

Economic Participation:  Finding Good Jobs

Entry Point!

Equal Opportunity Publications: The Career Center for minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Federal Employment for People with Disabilities: Information for potential applicants and current Federal employees that describes how to get a Federal job, how positions are filled, how reasonable accommodations are made, and includes resources that can help you with a wide range of issues that pertain to the Federal employment of adults with disabilities.

GettingHired.com: National employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.

Hire Disability Solutions

Job Accommodation Network: An international consulting service that provides information about accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.

JobAccess:   The goal of JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.

JWODThe Javits-Wagner-O'Day (JWOD) Program creates employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other severe disabilities.

Lime: New York based not-for profit organization that represents a new direction in the business/disability space.  Offers a fresh approach that brings people with disabilities into the work force.

National Business & Disability Council: Leading national resource on all issues related to the successful employment of persons with disabilities into the American workforce.

National Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Exchange

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability's resource - The 411 on Disability Disclosure:  A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities

President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities:  Web site developed to connect job seekers with disabilities to employers who need skilled people and who would like to diversify their work force.

United Cerebral Palsy: Employment - Cerebral Palsy Specific

We Connect Now: Jobs section dedicated to helping people with disabilities achieve employment through posing of jobs, recommended employment sites, and job search tips.

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities

 

Buff-Jobs Students Part-Time Jobs