Impact Feature Issue on Supporting New Career Paths for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Resources from the Federal Government

The following Web sites operated by the Federal government have a wide range of job-related information of use to employers, service providers, educators, people with disabilities, and families:

  • Office of Disability Employment Policy Web Site.  This Web site includes expansive lists of links to resources from around the country for people with disabilities, employers, and vocational service providers. Information is organized in topical areas such as apprenticeships, flexible work arrangements, customized employment, integrated employment, accommodations, and tax incentives for employers.
  • Small Business Administration. This Web site offers assistance for people who want to start their own businesses, and it can be useful to people with disabilities. It includes specialized information for women.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP).  The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities.