Disability Career / Employment Resources
Career Development Center
Assists students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and/or implementing career, education and employment decisions. The service is free for all current UofL students.
Center for Accessible Living Employment Services
Local organization serving Kentuckiana that provides access to vocation resources and support for individuals with disabilities.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Site that answers questions related to workplace accommodations as stipulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Government entity that monitors enforcement of ADA and workplace discrimination.
National Business and Disability Council
Information for employers looking to integrate individuals with disabilities into the workplace; also provides links to job seekers to post resumes and view job opportunities.
Federal government website that provides comprehensive information on disability programs and services nationwide. It is a great resource to begin your search on disability-related issues.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)
Professional organization that works to improve the employment opportunities of college graduates with disabilities nationwide.
Interact (Minneapolis, MN)
The only visual and performing arts organization in the US that supports full-time, professional artists with disabilities.
National Arts & Disability Center (NADC)
List of organizations, both public and private, that serve people with disabilities.
National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)
Organization that supports leadership development for youth with disabilities, ages 16-28.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)
Clearinghouse for information about employment for youth with disabilities.
Accommodations for ETS Tests (GRE, PRAXIS, TOEFL, AP, SAT)
Handbook of Job Seeking Skills for Persons with Disabilities
Project assisting farmers and ranchers with disabilities through coordination with state land grant universities and non-profit organizations.
In Kentucky, the University of Kentucky participates in the AgrAbility program.
We Connect Now
Website that provides information on issues in higher education, employment, laws, and current events that affect students with disabilities.
Online Job Boards
Professional Organizations for Persons with Disabilities
Disabled Businessperson Association
Disabled Teachers Network
Society of Physicians with Disabilities
Disabled Police Officers of America
Association that supports the recruitment, training, and support of nurses with disabilities.
International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers
Global networking site for artists with disabilities.