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Employment and Training Resources

  • Disability and Employment Community of Practice
    An online learning destination for public workforce system staff and partners, jobseekers, community-based organizations, grantees, and the business sector, who provide services and programs to people with disabilities and/or other challenges to employment. It is a "one-stop-shop" venue to find or share high quality information about how to better provide integrated, seamless, and accessible services and programs to people with disabilities and/or other challenges to employment.
  • BLS Disability Resources-Data on the employment status of people with a disability
    The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has questions in the Current Population Survey (CPS) to identify persons with a disability in the civilian non-institutional population age 16 and older. The CPS is a monthly household survey conducted by BLS that provides a comprehensive body of information on the employment and unemployment experience of the Nation's population, classified by age, sex, race, and a variety of other characteristics.
  • Employment Resources
    The employment section of the U.S. Department of Labor's web site offering job seekers, employers, and employees practical information about finding a job, recruiting and hiring people with disabilities, job accommodations, starting a small business, and the laws and regulations that protect the employment rights of people with disabilities. The web site also provides information on mentoring programs and job training services for people with disabilities.
  • Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor
    This Advisor is designed to help employers determine which federal disability nondiscrimination laws apply to their business or organization. The Advisor also helps recipients of federal financial assistance understand their responsibilities under these laws. The Advisor will provide you with a customized list of federal disability nondiscrimination laws that may apply and links to detailed information that will help you understand your requirements under these laws.
  • JobAccess
    The Job Access website is a resume and job bank dedicated to the employment of job seekers with disabilities. Resumes are available for employers to find qualified persons with disabilities as well as post available employment opportunities that demonstrate commitment to affirmative action and open door policies.
  • Job Accommodation Network
    The Office of Disability Employment Policy's Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a 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.
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
    OPM's website providing a simple and straightforward mechanism to help Americans, with and without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities in federal jobs.
  • State Data.Info
    Website that offers ready access to descriptive information on services and outcomes for state agencies that provide employment supports to individuals with disabilities. The site generates customized and accessible charts of state, national, and individual disability data.