Employment

Employment resources for teachers, families, and students.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD): Workplace & Employment

  • Cross-disability organization that promotes equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities. Their  Workplace and Employment page provides a variety of resources.

Building a Resume: Tips for Youth with Disabilities

  • Tips for young people with disabilities and their families on effective resume-building strategies from the National Family Advocacy and Supports Training Project (FAST).

Disability Disclosure

  • Information from NCWD/Youth on disability disclosure.

Easter Seals: Employment and Training

  • Easter Seals provides services and support for individuals with disabilities and offers a variety of employment resources.

FAST Training Materials

  • The PACER Center's National Family Advocacy and Supports Training (FAST) Project provides family support leadership training to families of children with disabilities. Training materials include four sections in English and Spanish.

Job Accomodation Network

  • The Job Accomodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy that provides free, confidential technical assistance about workplace accomodations, the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and related legislation.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

  • NCWD/Youth assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth.

Ticket to Work

  • The Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work program supports career development for people with disabilties who want to work.

Workforce Recruitment Program

  • The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Managed in part by the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.