Office of Disability Employment Policy
The mission of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy is to provide leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities.
National Council on Disability
The National Council on Disability is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on the wide range of issues affecting Americans with disabilities.
The Access Board
The Access Board is an independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Access Board website includes information on federal guidelines and standards; technical assistance, training and research; and enforcement. The website also contains Access Board publications and links to additional resources.
Disability.gov Home Page
This web portal is a gateway to the federal government's disability-related information and resources relevant to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
This Institute within the U.S. Department of Education conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals of all ages with disabilities. The ADA National Network website contains links and information to NNIDRR-funded grantees who provide information, training, and technical assistance to businesses and agencies with duties and responsibilities under the ADA.
Administration for Community Living
The U.S. Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally competent services, supports, and other assistance and opportunities that promotes independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion into the community.
SBA Resources for Veterans
The mission of the Small Business Administration's Office of Veterans Business Development is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of all administration small business programs for Veterans, including Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their Dependents or Survivors. The Office provides access to business training, counseling, technical assistance and mentoring to eligible veterans
Census Bureau Data on Disability
The U.S. Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. The Census Bureau provides data on disability based on three primary sources: the Survey of Income and Program Participation, the decennial census of population, and the Current Population Survey (CPS).
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Programs for which CMS is responsible include Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program), HIPAA, and CLIA.
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
The Department of Defense (DoD) established the CAP to improve accessibility for people with disabilities throughout the DoD and remove the cost of accommodations. TRICARE, the DoD's military health system serves as the executive agent for CAP. CAP's mission is to provide assistive technology and accommodations to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to the information environment and opportunities in DoD and throughout the Federal government.
of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
OSERS is located in the U.S. Department of Education and supports programs that help educate children and youth with disabilities, provides for the rehabilitation of youth and adults with disabilities and supports research to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
OSEP is located in the U.S. Department of Education and supports programs designed to improve results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. OSEP also administers the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
RSA is located in the U.S. Department of Education and provides national leadership for, and administration and evaluation of, grant programs, service projects and rehabilitation training discretionary grant programs that develop and implement comprehensive and coordinated programs of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment and independent living for individuals with disabilities.
SSA Work Site
The SSA Work Site website is maintained by the Social Security Administration's Office of Employment Support Programs to provide information on employment support programs and other services to assist beneficiaries in making a successful entry into the workforce. This website also includes comprehensive information on the Ticket to Work Program.
U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act Home-Page
The U.S. Department of Justice's web resource for information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including the text of the law and subsequent regulations, guides, technical manuals, links to federal agencies with ADA responsibilities, informational publications, a toll-free information hotline, news, and mediation services.
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