The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.  JAN’s trusted consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.  

View JAN’s Outreach Video: JAN is here for YOU! to learn how JAN works:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR4PZYFM-BQ.

Are you or someone you know looking to hire inclusively?  EARN is a free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures. EARN offers information and resources to empower individuals and organizations to become leaders in the employment and advancement of people with disabilities.

EARN’s free webinars and training videos are available through the Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment & Inclusion at https://askearn.org/training-center/ 

  • Getting to Equal:  The Disability Inclusion Advantage

Have you recognized the value of hiring someone on the spectrum but could not find the right words to explain it?  Check-out Getting to Equal, a seminal report by Accenture that concisely summarizes the advantages of hiring individuals with disabilities.  From improvements in culture to the hidden talents that improve productivity, this report is a must-read for any inclusive employment advocate.  

https://www.accenture.com/t20181029T185446Z__w__/us-en/_acnmedia/PDF-89/Accenture-Disability-Inclusion-Research-Report.pdf

Disability Visibility (edited by Alice Wong)
A Disability Futures Fellow with the Ford Foundation, Alice Wong has compiled a rich anthology of stories that give the reader a glimpse into the rich complexity of the disabled experience.  A celebration and recording of disability culture through first-person accounts, the stories highlight the passions, talents, and everyday lives of those in the community.

To read about Alice Wong’s Disability Visibility Project, visit   https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/.  The book is also available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3joHT3z

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