with Disabilities Links
of Disability Employment Policy
-- Information on individual rights in the
workplace, interviewing techniques, workplace accommodations,
Disability.gov - connecting the Disability Community to information and opportunities. Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.
Arc -- The Arc is the world’s largest
community based organization of and for people with
intellectual and developmental disabilities. It provides
an array of services and support for families and
individuals and includes over 140,000 members affiliated
through more than 850 state and local chapters across
the nation. The Arc is devoted to promoting and improving
supports and services for all people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities.
Association of Persons with Disabilities
--WAPD advances the interests of persons with disabilities
at national, state, local and home levels.
Business & Disability Council --
bringing top talent together with top employers
- free services to job seekers with disabilities.
No fees to be listed on the database, no one will
ever ask you to disclose your disability and you can
update your resume on-line.
Set Hire-- Ready Set Hire
is a network of employment agencies placing people
with disabilities in positions critical to the growth
& success of businesses throughout Western Massachusetts.
Center on Workforce and Disability
-- The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult
(NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy
analysis, and information to improve access for all
in the workforce development system.
wonderfully well-organized site for cutting through
the morass of disability-related material on the Web.
-- Gettinghired.com is designed to highlight an
individual's talents, skills, experience, interests
and education and match them to specific jobs and
internships posted by employers to hire people with
Sports USA -- A national nonprofit,
501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disabled
Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA
now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs
to anyone with a permanent disability. Activities
include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter
competitions, fitness and special sports events. Participants
include those with visual impairments, amputations,
spinal cord injury, dwarfism, multiple sclerosis,
head injury, cerebral palsy, and other neuromuscular
and orthopedic conditions.
Ability Works - Welcome to the AbilityWorks Center:
A Job-Search & Skill Development Resource for Jobseekers with Disabilities. Workforce Alliance and the CTWorks Career Center in New Haven cut the ribbon on The AbilityWorks Center, a central resource for both jobseekers with disabilities and employers. The Center features an array of individual computer workstations and resource materials with the latest in assistive technology for people with:
- Blindness or visual impairment
- Deafness or hearing impairment
- Learning disabilities, and more