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 External link

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 External link

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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

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 External link

Interact (Minneapolis, MN)

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

National Arts & Disability Center (NADC)

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

National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)

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

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

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

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

Accommodations for ETS Tests External link

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 External link

Online Job Boards

Disabled Person External link
Job Access
Getting Hired External link
Hireds External link
One More Way External link

Professional Organizations for Persons with Disabilities

Disabled Businessperson Association

Disabled Businessperson Association External link

Disabled Teachers Network

Disabled Teachers Network External link

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Society of Physicians with Disabilities External link

Exceptional Nurse

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

International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers

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

A Department of STUDENT AFFAIRS

Disability Resource Center

119 Stevenson Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 9:00am to 5:00 pm

Phone

tel (502) 852-6938

fax (502) 852-0924

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