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Listing: Employment Sites For People with Disability

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Reviewed Date

Feb 12, 2024


Section 188 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) 
This Law prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants, employees, and participants in WIA Title I-financially assisted programs and activities, and programs that are part of the One-Stop system. Section 188 also prohibits discrimination on the grounds of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation or belief, and for beneficiaries only, citizenship or participation in a WIA Title I-financially assisted program or activity. This law is enforced by the Civil Rights Center.

United States Department of Labor 
Find many laws and regulations that protect people with a disability in the workforce such has the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. You will also find employment standards, and wages.

Employment after Spinal Cord Injury MSKTC
Most people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) want to work yet need support, training and vocational rehabilitation services to help them obtain and keep a job. These sources of support may help to overcome many barriers that are outside the individual’s control, such as financial and health care issues, accessibility, and employer attitudes.

Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. (800) 526-7234 (VOICE) or (877) 781-9403 (TTY)

Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment 
See the ADA Americans with Disabilities Act and learn about reasonable accommodations and how that applies to you.

The largest website entirely for people with a disability and employment placement. 
PO Box 10878 Costa Mesa, CA  92627

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD)
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth with disabilities and employment. 
877-871-0744 (toll free)

Pathways to Employment - United Spinal Association
United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment (PTE) Program is designed to support the pursuit of job opportunities for people with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) 718-803-3782

Inclusively is the technology-centered inclusion solution and employment platform for job seekers with disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses.

Wearecapable works to remove the fear and stigma of living with chronic illness or disability from the hiring process. They create a tacit understanding between employers and jobseekers: employers who are part of our network believe that people living with chronic illness or disability are capable of being productive employees—and jobseekers who use the platform can feel secure that participating employers care about their success.

The leading web-based community for job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers.

Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities
This resource is focused on helping people with disabilities create a strong resume that would help increase their chances of getting hired. Important information such as laws that protect their rights and dealing with workplace discrimination and harassment are also included to help them prepare for employment. works with employers who have a strong desire to hire qualified applicants with diverse backgrounds. Apply today for a great opportunity to work for a company that is committed to hiring individuals with disabilities.

Career Guide for People With Disabilities
Updated for 2022, this resource provides everything you need to know about navigating the pathway to employment as an individual with a disability.

People with Disabilities-Jewish Vocational Services (JVS)
JVS Career & Employment (JVS) is one of the very few social service agencies that can provide professional, personalized, and individualized career services to a highly diverse client population. Responding to our community, JVS creates new programs to train individuals with disabilities or those who lack the work skills necessary to succeed in today’s difficult job market. When you call JVS, you will connect with a person, not a computerized menu. You will receive personal service to guide you on a path forward toward reaching your employment goals.

Illinois Department of Human Services - Division of Rehabilitation Services Fact Sheet
The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state's lead agency serving persons with disabilities. Our staff work one-on-one with individuals who have disabilities and their families to empower them to reach their employment, education, and independent living goals.

Sea Glass Group
The Sea Glass Group is a privately held professional search firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Specializing in the recruitment of top talent from among the ranks of college and advanced degreed professionals with evident and non-evident disabilities. The Sea Glass Group is working with corporations to accelerate inclusive and intelligent hiring of people with disabilities.




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