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To develop and influence disability employment-related policies and practices, ODEP sponsors the following four 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

Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic

Employment Practices

"Because" Public Service Announcement

'Because' Public Service Announcement

An inspirational video and poster series featuring people with disabilities who are realizing their goals and passions because someone believed in them and urged them to set high expectations.

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.

August 2014

Labor Force Participation

People with disabilities: 19.8%
People without disabilities: 68.8%

Unemployment Rate

People with disabilities: 12.8%
People without disabilities: 6.0%
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.