Employment resources for teachers, families, and students.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD): Workplace & Employment

Cross-disability organization that promotes equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities. Their Workplace & Employment page provides a variety of resources.

Easter Seals: Employment and Training 

Easter Seals provides services and support for individuals with disabilities and offers a variety of employment resources.

FAST Training Materials

The PACER Center's National Family Advocacy and Supports Training (FAST) Project provides family support leadership training to families of children with disabilities. Training materials include four sections in English and Spanish.

Building a Resume: Tips for Youth with Disabilities (PDF) 

Tips for young people with disabilities and their families on effective resume-building strategies from the National Family Advocacy and Supports Training Project (FAST).

Job Accommodation Network

The Job accommodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy that provides free, confidential technical assistance about workplace accommodations, the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and related legislation.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

NCWD/Youth assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth.

Disability Disclosure

Information from NCWD/Youth on disability disclosure.

Road to Self-Sufficiency: A Guide to Entrepreneurship for Youth with Disabilities

This guide was developed to serve as a resource for organizations working with youth on career exploration and employment options, and policy-makers who support youth programs through policy and practice. It shows how entrepreneurship education can be implemented in programs and offers suggestions on how to introduce self-employment as an option for all youth, including youth with disabilities.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every 2 years.

Office of Disability Employment Policy

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.

  1. Creating a Path to Employment
  2. Essential Skills to Getting a Job

Ticket to Work

The Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work program supports career development for people with disabilities who want to work.

Workforce Recruitment Program

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Managed in part by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.