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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
University of Washington DO-IT’s Employment Office
Successful work experiences and career preparation activities increase a student’s chances of obtaining employment upon completion of an academic program. AccessCAREERS provides information and resources and shares promising practices for the purpose of increasing access to careers for individuals with disabilities
U.S. Dept. of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability employment-related policies and practices affecting an increase in the employment of people with disabilities.
Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Our network of over 220 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. Our central office and 27 Affiliates serve as the collective voice to effect change for people with disabilities in business.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
COSD’s mission is to assist college students or a recent graduates with a disability in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of your choice. While this takes diligent work and effort, we believe that in partnership with your campus Disability Services and Career Services offices, COSD can assist you in becoming a competitive career candidate and successful employee.
AbilityLinks is a nationwide, web-based community where qualified job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities
Lime Connect is leading the way as the premier resource for top talent in the disability space by attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world’s leading corporations.
Our goal is to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every level of education, talent and ability.
Guide for Job Seekers and Workers with a Disability
This guide was created to introduce disabled workers and job-seekers to the rights afforded to them by federal and state governments. In addition, we offer useful tips for finding a job, advice on staying gainfully employed, and guidance that can help you talk with an existing employer about making a reasonable accommodation for you.
National Federation of the Blind Resources for Working
Resources for those seeking employment and for employers on topics including employment laws, rehabilitation and career skills training, networking, and discussion groups.
CareerConnect for Job Seekers who are Blind or Visually Impaired
CareerConnect, an employment information resource developed by the American Foundation for the Blind. CareerConnect presents employment information, career exploration tools, and extensive job seeking guidance for students and adults with vision loss and the professionals who work with them.
The Council for Exceptional Children’s Educators with Disabilities Caucus (EDC) is a national network of pre-service students, teachers, researchers, and administrators with disabilities and others interested in the topic of educators with disabilities. Established more than 10 years ago, EDC is a continuing and vital forum for exchanging information on recruiting, hiring, and supporting teachers or related services personnel who have disabilities.
National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
NOND is an open membership, cross-disability, professional organization that works to promote equity for people with disabilities and chronic health conditions in nursing.
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession. By sharing information and resources, ExceptionalNurse.com hopes to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs and foster resilience and continued practice for nurses who are, or become, disabled.
Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities provides resources and support for disabled physicians, physician assistants, and students. The mission of the Society is to foster a supportive community and to provide resources and tools for disabled healthcare professionals and students, their family members, and their friends.
- Society of Pharmacists with Disabilities
- Society of PhysicianswithDisabilities
- Society of Nurses withDisabilities
American Bar Association Lawyers with Disabilities
The ABA is committed to promote justice and the rule of law for persons with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities and to promote their full and equal participation in the legal profession.
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