Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities
ETR provides a wide array of services to increase employment opportunities for jobseekers with disabilities, to increase employer awareness, and to develop linkages and collaborate with the employer community to facilitate the job search process.
The following web sites provide information designed to help job seekers with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Additional resources are available on ETR's Helpful Links to Disability and Employment Resources web page.
Provides extensive information regarding people with disabilities, and links to numerous web sites offering resources, services, and technical assistance.
The Disability Resources Monthly Guide (DRM) to Disabilities Resources on the Internet. Provides a detail list of Massachusetts web sites offering resources, services, and technical assistance for persons with disabilities.
This site uses technology and flexible design strategies (or universal design) to bridge the needs of the business community and the employment needs of people with disabilities. The site provides straightforward solutions and information that address everyday human resource issues, especially as they relate to current or future employees with disabilities.
HirePotential specializes in placing people with disabilities in rewarding, competitive jobs with attractive benefits at leading companies across the country. You can send your resume using their online tool, or view current job openings on their database.
The site allows job seekers to search for jobs and post resumes online, and also allows employers to post available positions.
- Job Accommodation Network
Comprehensive information about employing and retaining workers with disabilities, including resources for job accommodations.
- New England ADA & Accessible IT Center
The New England ADA & Accessible IT Center provides information and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 508, and accessible information technology to individuals with disabilities living in New England.
- National Organization on Disability
Access current disability-related news as well as a wide range of resources and information about increasing the participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy
This U.S. Department of Labor office helps increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities through education, training, assistive technology, and awareness programs.
- PEAT - The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology
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.
- The Resource Partnership
The goal of the Resource Partnership is to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities through employment, while providing a highly professional service to the business community. The Resource Partnership assists individuals with a wide range of abilities, and disabilities, to obtain, maintain and advance in employment, consistent with their skill sets and qualifications and needs of the current labor market.
- Sight Careers Network
eSight is a comprehensive and free Internet service to help blind and visually impaired individuals create new career and employment opportunities. eSight has been developed to meet the career management needs of the blind and low-vision community and is designed to be totally accessible and easily navigated. eSight provides high quality, relevant and authoritative content on managing your career, assistive technology, and entrepreneurship.
- The Work Site
This Social Security Administration (SSA) web site facilitates the employment of beneficiaries with disabilities through partnerships and program innovation.