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Disability Career / Employment Resources

University 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.
Career Development Center

Community Resources

Center for Accessible Living Employment Services

Local organization serving Kentuckiana that provides access to vocation resources and support for individuals with disabilities.
Center for Accessible Living Employment Services

National Resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

Site that answers questions related to workplace accommodations as stipulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Job Accommodation Network

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Government entity that monitors enforcement of ADA and workplace discrimination.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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.
National Business and Disability Council

Disability.gov

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.
Disability.gov

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)

Professional organization that works to improve the employment opportunities of college graduates with disabilities nationwide.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Interact (Minneapolis, MN)

The only visual and performing arts organization in the US that supports full-time, professional artists with disabilities.
Interact

National Arts & Disability Center (NADC)

List of organizations, both public and private, that serve people with disabilities.
National Arts & Disability Center

National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)

Organization that supports leadership development for youth with disabilities, ages 16-28.
National Youth Leadership Network

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

Clearinghouse for information about employment for youth with disabilities.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

Accommodations for ETS Tests (GRE, PRAXIS, TOEFL, AP, SAT)

Accommodations for ETS Tests

Handbook of Job Seeking Skills for Persons with Disabilities

Handbook of Job Seeking Skills for Persons with Disabilities

AgrAbility

Project assisting farmers and ranchers with disabilities through coordination with state land grant universities and non-profit organizations.
AgrAbility

In Kentucky, the University of Kentucky participates in the AgrAbility program.
UK AgrAbility

We Connect Now

Website that provides information on issues in higher education, employment, laws, and current events that affect students with disabilities.
We Connect Now

Online Job Boards

Disabled Person
Job Access
Disaboom Jobs
Getting Hired
Hireds
One More Way

Professional Organizations for Persons with Disabilities

Disabled Businessperson Association

Disabled Businessperson Association

Disabled Teachers Network

Disabled Teachers Network

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Disabled Police Officers of America

Disabled Police Officers of America

Exceptional Nurse

Association that supports the recruitment, training, and support of nurses with disabilities.
Exceptional Nurse

International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers

Global networking site for artists with disabilities.
International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers

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