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AgrAbility Project

Created to assist people with disabilities employed in agriculture.

AgrAbility Project: Wyoming

Part of a national program administered through the United States Department of Agriculture, focused on promoting independence for members of the agricultural community who have disabilities resulting from injury, illness, aging, or other causes. 

Arapahoe Douglas County Workforce Center

A public/private partnership offering guidance and tools to find work. 

Assistive Technology Partners

Our mission at Assistive Technology Partners is for persons with cognitive, sensory, and/or physical disabilities to reach their highest potential at home, school, work, and play through the addition of appropriate assistive technologies to their lives. 

Barrier Breakers

has served the Disability Rights Movement since 1990, selling posters and manuals about disability issues. Since 1994, we have empowered people with disabilities to gain control of their lives using the PASS - Plan for Achieving Self-Support - a Social Security work incentive program that generates money under your control to get what you need to go to work or start a business.

CCI Enterprises

CCI serves the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area offering a variety of options and opportunities through rehabilitation services, community-based & on-site business environments, personal services and community activities. 

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Provides information about unemployment benefits and UI benefits estimator. 

Colorado State Government Job Announcements

Job Board for Colorado government jobs.

Colorado Vocational Rehabilitation Offices

Links to vocational rehabilitation offices.

Colorado Workforce Centers

provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike. These include: job listings, computer & internet access, career counseling & training for job seekers; and recruitment of workers, pre-screening & referral services, tax credits, and training reimbursement for employers. 

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, National

This resource can connect you with information that is provided to patients for local Voc Rehab offices. They will assist you with returning to work, school, assistive technology, jobsite modifications, job seeking skills training and job placement.

Employment Support For People with Disabilities

The Ticket to Work Program offers SSA disability beneficiaries greater choice in obtaining the services they need to help them go to work and achieve their employment goals. 

English as a Second Language

Search engine provided to locate ESL schools and classes.  

Federal Jobs for People with Disabilities

Government jobs, federal sector, options for employment and jobs for disabled persons. 

GED Online

GED online is the first continuing adult education website dedicated to helping you prepare online for the GED High School Equivalency Diploma Test. 

Job Accomodation Network

Provides assistance to individuals with disabilities ready to go back to work. Free consulting services to increase employability of those with disabilities. They also provide worksite accommodation solutions. 

Impairment Related Work Expenses

Instructions for expenses related to work and social security benefits. 

Patient Advocate Foundation

Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases.

The Red Book

The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs.

Work From Home Article written in March, 2009 about working from home. 
National Center on Workforce and Disability

Provides information about making accommodations in the workplace for people with disabilities. 

Resume Development
Resume Builder

Tools and templates to build resumes and cover letters. 

Impact Factory<

Provides information on how to do well on an interview and other advice for resumes and more. 

Articles: Employment
Working World: Self Employment

Offers information about becoming self employed after injury. 

Last Updated: August 1, 2013