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Employment

Individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment have rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Below you will find resources for job seekers, employees and employers.

Articles/Information:

Accommodations Resources For Federal Managers and Employees
A Guide to Entrepreneurship for Youth with Disabilities
Career-Focused Mentoring
Creating a Path to Employment
Disclosure Decisions Guide: to Get the Job 
Disability Disclosure Workbook
Disability Employment Resource Guide

Enhancing Employment Of Persons With Disabilities Through AT
Employability Check Up
Employment Planning Guide
Employment Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities
Employment Rights of Persons Who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Entrepreneurship for People With Disabilities
Essential Skills to Getting a Job: What Young People with Disabilities Need to Know
Federal Employment of Students With Disabilities
Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants and Employees with Disabilities and their Co-Workers
Hiring People with Disabilities
How Families of Youth with Disabilities Can Assist in Job Search and Retention
Increasing Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
It's My Life: Employment - youth transitioning from foster care 
Job Resources for Young Adults with Autism
Making Workplace Accommodations
Mental Health Accommodations for Employees
On the Job: Stories from Youth with Disabilities
Preparing Your Child with DD for Employment Success 
Resources for Federal Employment of People With Disabilities
Resumes, Interviewing and Other Employment Resources
 
Shaping Tomorrow's Workforce: Including Talents of Young People with Disabilities  
SSA Ticket to Work Program 
Strategic Connections: Recruiting Candidates With Disabilities  
Successful Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Speak Out  
The Art of Disclosing Your Disability  
The 411 on Disability Disclosure Workbook  
The Job Seeker's Toolkit
Training Visually Impaired People to Run Businesses
U.S.Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
Workplace Technologies for People with Disabilities

 

Websites:

Abilities Fund
AbilityLinks
Accessible Employment
California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity
California Department of Rehabilitation
Career Connect for the Blind
Career One Stop
Center for Workers with Disabilities
Employment Resources from Disability.gov
Employment Development Department
Federal Disability Workforce Consortium
Getting Hired

Job Accommodation Network
My Skills My Future
Job TIPS

Leadership for the Employment of Americans with Disabilities
My Next Move
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth  
Preparing for Employment: On the Home Front  
Quality Mall Employment Store 
San Diego Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
Start-Up USA 
State Employment Leadership Network
The O*Net
Ticket to Work
US Office of Disability Employment Policy

Awareness & Training:

Accommodating People with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace 
Count Us In!
Employment Resource for Youth/Adults with Limited Reading Skills
Partners in Employment (self-study course)
Self Employment for Individuals with Disabilities
Small Business Administration Online Courses
What You CAN Do (video)

Newsletters:

National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth


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