Navigating employment options can be stressful and time consuming. Those with disabilities can sometimes face challenges and obstacles to finding employment. Our goal for this section is to build a center with helpful links that can help guide those with Duchenne through the best possible resources for when looking for employment.
- 100+ Great Jobs for People with Disabilities to Get You Out and Earning
Organized by disability, this guide offers career suggestions as well as median salaries.
The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), founded in 1988, is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
- Career Guidance & Exploration
NCSET Article on preparing youth with disabilities for professional employment
Resource for career exploration, training & jobs
- ADA Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
- Employer Best Practices, Workers who are Caregivers
- Explore Work
If you are a teen who has a disability, you have choices and things to do to prepare for life after high school and becoming an adult. Just like every teen, this is a time of transition. You are preparing to be an adult, get a job, and become more independent.
- Family and Medical Leave Act FAQ sheet
- Getting Hired
Getting hired is dedicated to helping individuals and veterans with disabilities connect with inclusive employers through our job board.
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
Not-for-profit providing scholarships, fellowships and professional development for individuals with disabilities
- Marysville College Career Guide for College Students With Disabilities
A list of resources available to students with disabilities and how to utilize them in a job search.
- National Collaborative on Workforce Disability
Navigating the road to Work, Making Connections between Youth with Disabilities & Employment
- PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
Provides high quality assistance and support to parents, youth, and professionals on transition topics
- Reasonable Accommodation, Work at Home & Telework Information
- Skills Commons
Free and Open digital library of Workforce Training Materials
- SOAR Job Accommodation Network
Statewide vocational rehabilitation offices
- Should You Disclose a Disability on your Resume?
Article from Monster.com
Powerful but simple tool to help employers assess their technology accessibility practices. Whether you have a formal accessible technology effort or not, TechCheck can help give you a benchmarking “snapshot” of the current state of your technology, the accessibility goals you want to reach, and what steps you might take to achieve them.
- Ticket to Work
Program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 who want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. The Ticket program helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence
- Tips for Applicants with Disabilities Applying for Federal Jobs
Tips from the US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
- Think Beyond the Label
Public-private network that works to increase employment for qualified job seekers with disabilities.
- Vocational Rehab
Provides a variety of services to persons with disabilities, with the ultimate goal to prepare for, enter into, or retain employment
US Department of Labor
- United States Department of Labor Disability Resources
- United States Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy
- United States Department of Labor Information and Resources for Youth
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ADA fact sheet
- United States Equal Opportunity Commission Job Applicant with Disabilities fact sheet
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