- Disability Equality Index
The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a national, transparent, annual benchmarking tool that offers businesses an opportunity to receive an objective score, on a scale of zero (0) to 100, on their disability inclusion policies and practices.
- Employer Toolkit
This project, funded by a five-year grant from the U.S Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), sets out scientifically rigorous and evidence-based methods to develop, identify, and evaluate employment demand-side models.
Inclusion@Work provides a path. Developed with input from a range of employers with exemplary track records in disability employment, it outlines seven core components of a disability-inclusive workplace, along with a menu of strategies for achieving them.
- The JAN Workplace Accommodation Toolkit
JAN’s Workplace Accommodation Toolkit is a free, comprehensive online resource for employers seeking to move beyond basic compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to create more disability-inclusive workplaces.
- National Center on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)
The National Center on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access for all in the workforce development system.
- Return on Disability Group
Our Mission TRANSLATE DIFFERENT INTO VALUE.™ To build the resources that instigate change through new and different actions for Customers globally. The Return on Disability Group provides data, strategy, process, and new offers that allow companies, governments and investors to act on disability in ways that add value to many types of shareholders.
- Workplace Accessibility | Work Without Limits
This site offers an extensive list of Work Without Limits resources along with a comprehensive listing of external resources all focused on disability inclusion, working and public benefits, accommodations, and so much more. Check back regularly as this list is updated frequently.
- 2015 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey (PDF)
The Kessler Foundation Employment Survey is the first national survey to examine the workplace experiences of people with disabilities and identify successful strategies that people with disabilities have used to find and maintain employment.
- U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.
Recruiting and Hiring
- DeafTec for Employers
In these pages DeafTEC provides employers like you with resources you can use to attract, interview, and hire deaf and hard-of-hearing employees, and successfully integrate them into your workplace.
Co-developed with Harvard Extension School, this course gives hiring managers and recruiters the tools they need to attract, interview and onboard a diverse team, including candidates with disabilities.
- 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Supervisor Perspectives (PDF)
The Survey explored the workplace experiences of supervisors, who are uniquely positioned to assess the processes and practices used by American employers to recruit and hire, onboard and train, and retain and accommodate employees with and without disabilities.
ADA, Accommodations & Employment
- ADA National Network | Information, Guidance and Training on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Through its ten regional centers, the ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Our services are tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels. Read our success stories.
- ADA Title 1 – Employment Resources | ada.gov
ADA resources specific to employment.
- JAN – 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. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
- JAN – Job Accommodation Network – Benefits and Costs of Accommodation
JAN’s findings on research on benefits and costs of accommodations.
- Disability & HR: Articles, checklists, & glossary on disability and HR for HR professionals
This site contains articles, checklists, a glossary, and links to useful disability resources to help Human Resource (HR) professionals accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- How disabilities are changing big business – YouTube
After decades as a niche market the disabled have become a driving force in technology and a giant inspiration for innovation.
- Employers’ Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Review a summary of some of the most frequent issues that employers have regarding accommodations and ADA compliance. Learn more about JAN’s practical ideas for resolving them.
Digital and Technology Access in the Workplace
- Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization
This page is the first of five web pages covering the social, technical, financial, and legal and policy factors in the business case for Web accessibility. Each page presents different aspects of Web accessibility along with guidance on developing a customized business case.
- Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology.