Employment and Disability

  • Americans with Disabilities Act –The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Questions and Answers about the ADA¬†
  • DisabilityInfo.gov –This federal government website covers a variety of topics related to employment of people with disabilities.
  • FindLaw.com –Provides information about legal protections, rights and obligations for people with disabilities.
  • National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation –The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. All of their programmatic efforts are aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.
  • Patient Advocate Foundation –Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.