Career Planning & Job Training

People with disabilities have a different perspective when it comes to career planning and job training. While there are certain considerations to take if you are a disabled American, these should not limit you whether looking for work or currently employed. Our Career Planning and Job Training guide provides useful information, including the laws governing workplace accommodations for disabled workers outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to approaches and resources you can take if you are in the process of a job search.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success

Developed by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), "Soft Skills for Workplace Success", is a curriculum that focuses on preparing youth, including those with disabilities, for readiness in the workplace. The foundation of the "soft skills" curriculum concentrates on the.

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Disability Job Search Assistance

If are looking to apply for Social Security disability assistance, there are several steps you will need to take. Here we outline the resources available to apply for and access these benefits, including eligibility, availability and how to apply..

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Working While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

There may be instances where you have the opportunity to work while receiving disability benefits. For this reason, there are specific rules that enable disabled Americans..

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Workplace Accommodations

Disclosing a disability when in the midst of the job search is a complex decision. While some disabilities are clearly visible, others are not. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against prospective job applicants with a disability...

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