Employment and Disability

EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experiences a mental health condition each year. For many of these individuals, work is a key part of their health and identity, contributing to their sense of purpose and wellbeing. Source: EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit That’s why it’s important for employers …

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States are testing innovative strategies to help at-risk workers stay employed | Urban Institute

RETAIN is a major development in the movement to help disabled workers stay connected to the workforce, but it is only the beginning. Though musculoskeletal conditions are an important issue, many other health conditions, like mental illness, also cause workers to drop out of the workforce. Source: States are testing innovative strategies to help at-risk …

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Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications

Source: Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications | Pueblo.gpo.gov Disability Employment Publications Order FREE disability employment guides for employers, job-seekers, educators, and employment service providers. Employers can find information to help recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities. Job-seekers with disabilities can find information to develop their skills and find the support they need to get a …

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“America’s Workforce: Empowering All” 

Source: NDEAM 2018 | “America’s Workforce: Empowering All” | Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Blog Note: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), observed each October, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and promotes the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. Reflecting a …

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Mathematica Policy Research: Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities

Transition Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities Mathematica Policy Research has released three new reports on how transition services are being used for youth with disabilities. The goal of these services is to help youth with disabilities-particularly those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- find employment and earn higher wages. Mathematica’s reports focus on which services are the most promising …

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Guided Group Discovery: Online Participant Workbook for Employment

Employment Online Participant Workbook Guided Group Discovery assists job seekers who face barriers to employment in identifying jobs that would be a good fit for them and an employer. The LEAD Center released the Guided Group Discovery Online Participant Workbook to help these job seekers in their search. This user-friendly tool allows youth and adults …

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State Employment First Policies: Research to Practice State

This brief is the first in a series focusing on Employment First implementation as it relates to one of the seven elements within the High-Performing States in Integrated Employment model1. It examines the background of circumstances under which Employment First efforts began in seven states, and introduces each state’s values, mission, and goals around increasing …

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States

The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States Source: The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States: Disability and Rehabilitation: Vol 0, No 0 Amanda Reichard,Michelle Stransky,Debra Brucker &Andrew Houtenville Received 08 …

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Mobile Accommodation Solution

The free Mobile Accommodation Solution (MAS) app is designed to streamline the disability accommodation process. The MAS app serves as a first-generation mobile case management tool to help employers, service providers, and individuals effectively address accommodation requests in the workplace. Source: JAN Training Downloads The app will support talent management, human resources, and/or accommodation staff …

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