The ADA Information Center for the Mid-Atlantic Region
The ADA Information Center provides training, information, and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to businesses, consumers, and state and local governments.
Best Buddies Maryland
A volunteer organization that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Developmental Disability Administration – Supported Employment
Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region
EFCR assists young adults in finding jobs and keeping jobs in their communities through individualized services, including supported employment, vocational support, on the job training, travel training and on-going supports.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Great site to learn about the laws and regulations and get guidance on disability discrimination.
Independence Now – The Center for Independent Living
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
A great site that will help answer questions about workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and related legislation.
The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Offers information on employment and economic independence for individuals with disabilities. DORS provides eleven different programs including Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Independent Living Services, and Supported Employment Services just to name a few.
Maryland Works, Inc.
A statewide association whose primary members are community service agencies. They provide information about programs for employment for individuals with disabilities as well as professional resources for its members.
Reach Independence through Self Employment (RISE) is a program to help individuals with disabilities seek self-employment opportunities.
Maryland Department of Disabilities Job Seekers Program
Maryland Department of Disabilities Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program
Maryland’s One Stop Career Centers
The Maryland Technology Assistance Program
Maryland Workforce Exchange
Workforce Exchange is a “virtual” one-stop network created to improve access to information about jobs, training and workforce support throughout Maryland.
A program to aide Marylanders in gaining the skills and credentials needed to get good jobs with family supporting wages.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Association
Provides transition and employment services and support for families of children with cerebral palsy.
A service of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Career Net provides information on job seeking, employer services, and career planning.
Association for Persons in Supported Employment
APSE is a membership organization formed to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.
Center for IT Accommodations (CITA)
GSA’s IT Accessibility and Workforce (ITAW) provides assistive technology solutions to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities.
Institute for Community Inclusion
ICI promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities through training, clinical and employment services, research, and assistance to organizations.
The Job Accommodation Network
(JAN) is not a job placement service, but an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult
Provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access in workforce development system. Concrete information on helping people with disabilities find jobs, do's and don'ts of supporting customers or employees with disabilities, and much more.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)
NCWD/Youth assists the workforce development community in addressing issues affecting the employment of people with disabilities. The site contains useful information and resources for youth with disabilities and their families, service providers and other front line workers, administrators, policy makers, and employers. You'll be able to access materials such as the Information Brief entitled "How Young People Can Benefit from One-Stop Centers," links, resources, answers to your questions, and much more.
National Council on Disability (NCD)
NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability; and to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.
NICHCY – Employment Connections
Rehabilitation Services Administration
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) oversees grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independently.
The Social Security Administration’s -The Red Book: A Guide to Work Incentives
Ticket to Work
U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Questions & Answers About Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
This site offers information, resources and research to connect employers with qualified individuals with disabilities.