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Employer's Guide to Hidden Disabilities (2003)
This guide provides information on hidden disabilities, the hiring process, management and supervision, accommodations, real-life stories, and helpful resources.

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Office of Disability Employment Policy. (2001). Educational kit 2001. Washington, DC: Author.
This toolkit, published by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, contains a variety of information and tips on recruitment, supporting workers with significant disabilities, facilitating the return to work of all ill or injured workers, and success stories. Available from

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Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACS)
DBTACs are regional centers established by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to provide information, materials, training, and technical assistance to employers, people with disabilities, and others with responsibilities under the ADA. The centers offer comprehensive resources on ADA issues in employment, public services, public accommodations, and communications. DBTACs work closely with local businesses, government agencies, and other professional networks on disability, rehabilitation, and related topics.

Job Accommodations Network (JAN)
JAN offers free information about employing people with disabilities, job accommodations, and the ADA. JAN’s Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) is designed so users can explore various accommodations for individuals with disabilities in the work setting.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
An agency in the U.S. Department of Labor, ODEP provides leadership to increase employment for youth and adults with disabilities. ODEP works to increase opportunities for people with disabilities through training, education, and employment supports. It also builds partnerships with employers and state and local agencies to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and provides strategies to facilitate success. This site offers information about disability policy, programs, initiatives, frequently asked questions regarding disability, and employment- and disability-related publications. More than 50 technical assistance fact sheets are available on topics including: accommodations, communicating with people with disabilities, myths and facts about people with disabilities, mentoring, and a business guide for hiring people with disabilities.

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Technical Assistance Project
RESNA offers a technical assistance project related to assistive technology, and includes state-specific contact information.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal civil rights employment laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Its site offers information on EEO laws, litigation, discrimination, how to file a charge of discrimination, employers and EEOC, federal guidance, training, and outreach.
This Web site offers information, resources, and research about work and disability issues It also has information and links on law/policy, employment, disability management, accommodations, speakers/trainers, supported employment, workforce diversity, workforce training, facts and figures, publications, and regional sites.

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