Employment Organization Resources
- Comprehensive Person-Centered State Work Incentives Initiatives
A project of the Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy and
Center for Health Services Research and Policy at George Washington University. This resource provides information on developing and implementing Medicaid buy-in
programs and related employment initiatives for individuals with disabilities.
- Consortium for Persons with Disabilities Employment & Training Task Force
The CCD Employment and Training Task Force works on issues relevant to the employment of people with disabilities, particularly issues related to the programs and projects funded under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The Task Force has also been working with on recent proposals regarding the Social Security Administration's efforts to facilitate the employment of individuals receiving Social Security benefits, and the employment and training programs administered by the Department of Labor.
- Consortium for Persons with Disabilities Social Security Task Force
The Task Force on Social Security monitors activity regarding the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) income support programs. It proactively seeks solutions to issues affecting SSDI beneficiaries and SSI recipients, including disincentives to work, coverage of children with disabilities, legal immigrants coverage, and linkages to related programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
- Cornell University's Employment and Disability Project
Cornell's Employment and Disability Project is a Research and Demonstration
Project funded by the U.S. Department of Education National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, in collaboration with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Washington Business Group on Health (WBGH), and The Lewin Group. This project assesses the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on employer practices and identifies remaining workplace barriers to full implementation of the ADA. Several publications and resources are available on this website, including a brochure series on how to accommodate various types of disabilities in the workplace.
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.
- National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adults (NCWD)
NCWD/Adult provides technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to provide access for the workforce development system. NCWD/Adult is based at the Institute on Community Inclusion [http://www.communityinclusion.org/] at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and funded through the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
- National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD)
NCWD for Youth began in October 2002 as an information resource center accessible to the public and to the workforce development system that will house products and publications, including materials produced by the Collaborative tailored to meet the needs and concerns of various workforce stakeholder groups, as well as links to relevant organizations. The NCWD/Youth will work in coordination with the National Center for Workforce and Disability/Adults and provides support to the U.S. Department of Labor's High School/High Tech project.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
In the FY2001 Department of Labor appropriation, Congress approved an Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to be headed by an Assistant Secretary. ODEP's mission is to provide leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities. ODEP is a federal agency in the Department of Labor. ODEP focuses on both the supply and demand side of the labor market related to employment of people with disabilities.
- Small Business Administration (SBA)
Established in 1953, the SBA provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses. With a portfolio of business loans, loan guarantees and disaster loans worth more than $45 billion, in addition to a venture capital portfolio of $13 billion, SBA is the nation's largest single financial backer of small businesses. SBA also offers training and technical assistance to support entrepreneurs with disabilities.
- Federal Employee AT Resources
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