Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
ODEP (formerly the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities) provides information to assist businesses in implementing the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) for College Students with Disabilities is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the Department of Defense. The WRP aims to provide summer work experience, and in some cases full-time employment, for college students with disabilities.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN provides information and consultation to employers and people with disabilities on reasonable accommodations in the workplace.
Toll Free Telephone:
800-526-7234 (Voice & TTY)
Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute
This web site offers a comprehensive collection of helpful publications on various aspects of employment, including legal issues, management and HR policies, accommodations for specific disabilities, and best practices checklists.
- "People with Disabilities: Employers’ Perspectives on Recruitment Practices, Strategies, and Challenges in Leisure and Hospitality" (abstract) This article by Andrew Houtenville and Valentini Kalargyrou, published in the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, reports on a survey of employers at 320 hospitality companies in the United States regarding employment of individuals with disabilities.
Business Leadership Network
The BLN promotes inclusive workplaces and marketplaces.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): Disability Employment Resource Page
SHRM offers resources, and information to help employerssource, recruit, retain and develop people with disabilities.
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention
This project offers a variety of training opportunities, including webcasts and online courses, to promote the hiring and retention of workers with disabilities.
This site is the nation's publicly funded resource for jobseekers, students, employers, and human resource professionals. It includes a comprehensive collection of links and information on training, jobseeking skills, employment law, local service providers and one-stop centers, and much more. It also provides a searchable database and facilitates on-line posting of resumes for jobseekers, and job openings for employers.