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Disability Policy.  Employment Practice.  Full Inclusion.

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To develop and influence disability employment-related policies and practices, ODEP sponsors the following five research and technical assistance resources.

JAN - Job Accommodation Network.  Practical Solutions. Workplace Success. LEAD logo  Employer Assistance and Resource Network. NCWD - National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability.  NCWD For Youth.  Navigating the Road to Work.  Making the Connection between Youth with Disabilities & Employment
Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)


Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic

Employment Practices

Workforce Recruitment Program

Workforce Recruitment Program

A resource to connect employers nationwide with college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace.

ODEP/ PBATS Public Service Announcement

ODEP/ PBATS Public Service Announcement

Curtis Pride, former Major League Baseball player, encourages employers to include people with disabilities in the workplace.

ACA: What Plans Work For You?

Have health insurance quetions?

Aprenda más sobre el Mercado de Seguros Médicos y sus nuevas opciones de cobertura.

November 2014

Labor Force Participation

People with disabilities: 19.7%
People without disabilities: 68.7%

Unemployment Rate

People with disabilities: 10.8%
People without disabilities: 5.3%
Thousands of resources on benefits, civil rights, community life, education, emergency preparedness, employment, health, housing, technology and transportation for people with disabilities, their families, Veterans, educators, employers and others.