DRRI: Employment

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Discussion Lists

NMTC is a discussion list for people in the medical transcription profession with particular focus on those who are new to the field. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to NMTC-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. In the body of the message type, "subscribe nmtc Firstname Lastname" and include a short personal bio.

PROGRAM-L serves as a conduit through which blind and visually impaired programmers can exchange ideas, strategies, and advice.

Stylist, NFB Writers Division, is a discussion list for blind journalists. It is an informal gathering place for people who want to ask questions and exchange ideas on how blind people succeed in journalism. The group includes writers employed at newspapers, magazines, TV, and public affairs departments as well as those who would like to write for a living.

World Wide Web

AgrAbility
Links to websites related to agriculture and disability.

Disabilityinfo.gov
Topics related to employment of people with disabilities are covered on this website. Information, resources, and advice for individuals seeking work and employers, as well as information on employment rights, laws and regulations, employment programs, and job accommodations.

disABLEDperson, Inc.
disABLEDperson, Inc.is a public charity organization whose primary focus is disability employment. Helpful resources and information are provided

DisabilityResources.org
Links to sites relating to disabilities and employment, as well as ADA, higher education, vocational rehabilitation, and state resources.

Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network (EARN)
A free service that connects employers with skilled job candidates with disabilities.

Lighthouse Careers Services
Coverage of job hunting, career management, and small business information and tools for people with disabilities and for employers who seek a more inclusive workplace.

Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
This site provides access to a variety of resources related to the employment of people with disabilities to help understand Federal disability hiring programs.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by providing individualized work accommodation solutions, technical assistance regarding ADA and other disability-related legislation, and education about self-employment options.

JobAccess
A joint effort of Career Mosaic and Ability magazine, this website offers employers the opportunity to post job openings and search an online resume bank. Individuals with disabilities can search for jobs by geographical area or job category.

Monster Diversity & Inclusion
Job search tools and advice for job seekers that are of diverse backgrounds.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
ODEP provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related policy and practice affecting the employment of people with disabilities.

recruitABILITY
Free job posting and search tools to help link employers to job seekers with disabilities.

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Arbiter of discrimination against people in protected classes in regards to employment.

Workforce Recruitment Program
A recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities.

Work Site Employment Support for People with Disabilities
Social Security Administration site on programs that help people with disabilities find gainful work, including PASS and Ticket to Work.

WorkSupport.com
Information, resources, research, and training about work and disability issues, rehabilitation research, work place supports, and job retention.