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Disability Employment

Disability employment has become an increasingly important issue in today’s economy; employment and disability are no longer seen as mutually-exclusive circumstance. These organizations are finding ways to support people with disabilities’ employment options, to identify disability jobs (open to people of all abilities) and enforce employment-related disability laws.

ABILITY Jobs
ABILITY Jobs/JobAccess is dedicated to providing resources to help people with disabilities find employment.

ACCSES
ACCSES is dedicated to improving independent living, education, and employment for people with disabilities.

APSE
APSE is dedicated to advocating for equal employment opportunities and experiences for people with disabilities.

Cancer and Careers
Cancer and Careers provides a comprehensive website and free publications in English and Spanish as well as a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer, their employers, coworkers and healthcare providers. Please visit us at www.cancerandcareers.org.

Center for Talented Youth
Require instructors for writing and reading courses. A college degree and 2 semesters relevant teaching experience is required.

Center for Workers with Disabilities
CWD's goal is to improve employment support programs for people with disabilities.

Deaf Initiative in Technology
DiiT provides technical and business-training workshops in sign language for deaf and hard of hearing participants.

Department of Labor - Unemployment Offices
National resource for employment.

Disability Benefits 101
DB101 provides information for employees/employers and job seekers on disability and employment in California.

Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA)
The Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA) is a charitable, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to assisting active and enterprising individuals with disabilities, and professionals in vocational rehabilitation, career development and business consulting, nationwide. All services related to vocational rehabilitation,self-employment evaluation, business start-up, launch, management, and business exit are provided. Visit www.DisabledBusiness.com, call (619) 594-8805 or Email Info@DisabledBusiness.com.

Exceptional Nurse
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession. By sharing information and resources, ExceptionalNurse.com hopes to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs and foster resilience and continued practice for nurses who are, or become, disabled.

GLADNET
The Global Applied Research and Information Network (GLADNET) is a collaboration of organizations, research centers, universities, and more dedicated to improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

Office of Disability Employment Policy
The ODEP develops disability employment policies with the goal of fully integrating people with disabilites into America's workforce.

The Able Trust
The Able Trust strives to help Floridians with disabilities find employment.

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
NCWD/Youth works to ensure that transition age youth are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings to gain education, employment and independent living.

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabiliation Research
The NIDRR is dedicated to rehabilitation research - including accessible technology, independent living and community integration, employment, and health - for people with disabilites.

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