You can locate your regional Assistance Center at their web
site or call
1-800-949-4232 (Voice/TTY). This toll-free number will
route your call to the Assistance Center in your region.
Business Leadership Network
(BLN) - U.S. Department of Labor, Office of
Disability Employment Policy
The Business Leadership Network is an employer-led venture of
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy.
The BLN promotes best disability practices to enhance employment
opportunities for candidates with disabilities. Currently thirty-five
the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and one Canadian province are
engaged in BLN activities.
Participating employers, in partnership with state Governor's
representatives and other community services professionals, identify
specific hiring requirements (by completing a brief survey) so that
and placement services can be customized to meet those needs.
Participating employers actively recruit, hire and promote workers with
disabilities, attend business forums, conduct job seeking skill sessions
for candidates, serve as mentors to college students with disabilities,
and provide internship and work experience opportunities to students
Benefits to employers who participate in BLN activities
For more information, visit the BLN web site or call (202)
and Disability Council
NBDC is a national resource on all aspects related to
with disabilities into the workforce. NBDC is a membership organization
that provides member companies a resume database, information
hotline, and training in a wide range of disability-related and employment
Sheet Guides: Hiring, Employing, Accommodating, and Communicating
with Individuals with Disabilities - U.S. Department of Labor
This U.S. DOL web site provides a comprehensive collection of
fact sheet guides regarding employment of individuals with disabilities.
This is a comprehensive web site for both employers and
disabilities. Employment topics include tax credits and deductions, job
accommodations, supported employment, technical assistance, assistive
technology, and resources for employers.
Together: People with Disabilities in the Workplace - California State
This is an online employer resource manual that provides a
information and guidance related to ADA, interviewing, hiring,
accommodating, communicating and interacting, determining essential
functions, writing job descriptions, and much more.
Able to Work
Able to Work is a consortium of business leaders with the goal
employment of persons with disabilities nationwide.
Washington State Business
The Washington State Business Leadership Network is a network
employers who educate and support businesses to hire, retain, and
improve customer service for people with disabilities.
The Office of Disability
Employment Policy - U.S. Department of Labor
The Office of Disability Employment Policy provides
resources to employers and job seekers with disabilities. This web
site provides a comprehensive collection of publications, fact sheets,
and resource links.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity
EEOC provides employers information and resources, guidance,
and technical assistance. Information covering a broad range of
topics relating to recruiting, hiring, and employing people with
disabilities is available online.
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