Disabilities and Work Resources

America's Heroes at Work - A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), was recently launched at the National Press Club.

Disabilities Benefits 101 - The model website developed by WID for California residents with disabilities who are looking to go to work and need to find programs on careers and benefits

Disability.gov - This is a comprehensive federal website of disability-related government resources. Has links to employment news, related articles, and other information.

Emerging Leaders - A highly competitive program that places college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities.

Employment Incentives - A private grant funded website that provides information on national and state incentives for employers who hire job candidates with disabilities.

Federal Disability Workforce Consortium - The website for the Federal Disability Workforce Consortium (FDWC.) The goal of FDWC is to expand recruiting, retaining and advancing federal employees with disabilities, especially with targeted disabilities.

Getting Hired - Getting Hired is a national employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.

IBM - IBM's Accessibility Center Web Site with information on News, Guido Corona's Blog, Accessibility, Products, and much more.

Office of Disability Employment Policy - The Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities mission is to create a coordinated and aggressive national policy to bring adults with disabilities into gainful employment at a rate that is as close as possible to that of the general adult population.

Start-Up USA - Self-Employment web site funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy to provide technical assistance and information for individuals with disabilities.

The Sierra Group - A national consult agency with the mission of increasing the employment rate for people with disabilities in America.

This U.S. Department of Education - lists the Employment Specialists in all 50 states.

U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability - A free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the employability of people with disabilities.

What Can You Do - Web site for the national campaign to change public perceptions on people with disabilities in the workplace.

Work Support - Information, resources and research about work and disability issues.