GettingHired is a national employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
This organization is dedicated to improving employment rates among college students and recent graduates with disabilities, as well as helping disability and career services units work together.
Stories of Federal Employees with Disabilities
These stories provide information on the work successes of federal employees with disabilities. Many of these employees faced adversities and developed solutions to overcome them. Some of these solutions include reasonable accommodations, which provide a foundation for the employees to successfully perform their jobs.
Newly Diagnosed: Mike's Story and the Situation He Experienced
Disclosing Your Disability to an Employer
Only you can decide whether and how much to tell your employer about your psychiatric disability. On the positive side, telling your employer about your diagnosis is the only way to protect your legal right to any accommodations you might need to get or keep a job. However, revealing your disability also leaves you open to discrimination, which may limit your opportunities for employment and advancement.
Jobs for the Disabled: Tips on Working With Disability
Three major factors contribute to a tremendous opportunity for people with disabilities to become permanently entrenched in the work force.
A program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
Employment Solutions, a division of Hire Disability Solutions LLC, provides comprehensive career services to facilitate employment for people with disabilities, veterans, their family members, and others who face challenges in their lives.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
UMass Lowell Office of Disability Services