The following web sites offer information on aspects of providing accommodations to workers with disabilities.

    “ABLEDATA is a federally funded project whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States.”

  • ADA Technical Assistance Program
    “Comprehensive Resource for Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.” The network has regional sites that provide local as well as online training and education about the ADA.

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Primer for Small Business
    “Small businesses are an ever-increasing source of jobs, many of which can be filled by individuals with disabilities who are able and want to work. The approximately 25 million small businesses in the nation represent 99.7 percent of all employers, employ more than 50 percent of the private work force, and generate more than half of the nation's gross domestic product. Small businesses also provide 67 percent of all first jobs. President Bush's New Freedom Initiative seeks to partner with small businesses to increase the percentage of individuals with disabilities in the workplace.”

  • Employer Assistance Referral Network (EARN)
    “EARN connects employers who have job vacancies to employment service providers who have direct access to job ready individuals with disabilities. EARN also provides technical assistance to assist employers in locating appropriate organizations and information as they seek to hire qualified candidates with disabilities.”

  • GSA's IT Accessibility/Section 508
    “GSA's Center for IT Accommodation (CITA) is the Government's principal advocate and coordinator for making information technology accessible for people with disabilities. Our mission is to be the recognized government wide policy resource for information on the accessibility of electronic and information technology, and in the use of assistive technologies. We employ a staff of Program Managers who facilitate ongoing projects in support of section 508.”

  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
    “The Job Accommodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN is one of several ODEP projects. JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities and related subjects.”

  • ODEP Technical Assistance Materials
    “Fact Sheets: offers guidance on disability employment related topics.”

  • Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) of the U.S. Department of Labor
    “The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is an agency within the U. S. Department of Labor. ODEP provides national leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities while striving to eliminate barriers to employment.”

  • Reasonable Accommodations for Employers and Educators (The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation)
    “The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is affiliated with Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at Boston University. The Center is a research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities by improving the effectiveness of people, programs, and service systems.”

  • VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
    “The purpose of this center is to identify factors that enhance or inhibit businesses from tapping into a pool of potential employees. Let us be your gateway to information, resources, and services regarding the employment of people with disabilities.”