Persons with disabilities is a talent pool offering individuals who have a diverse array and level of skills. Employers can use the resources below to learn more about how to attract and recruit from this group and other resources to assist with their employment.
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN) – a free consulting service from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) that provides individualized accommodations solutions and technical assistance on the ADA.
- New England Assistive Technology Center at Oak Hill – the NEAT Center at Oak Hill brings people with temporary or permanent disabilities, seniors, families and professionals together with equipment, services and training to enhance independence at school, work or home.
- Employer Assistance & Resource Network (EARN) – One stop source for technical assistance exclusively for employers looking to recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities.
- Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) – WRP helps employers identify qualified college students with disabilities for summer work experience and full-time employment and offers employers a database of pre-screened college graduates seeking temporary or permanent jobs.
- Disability:IN Connecticut – Supports businesses in Connecticut which are committed to disability inclusion in the workplace and supply chain.
- Supported Employment Services – Promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
- CT Department of Developmental Services – Employment resources for employers wanting a stable capable workforce.
- National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials – Provides resources for employers on hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.
- EARN – Advancing Workforce Diversity – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion.
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