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Welcome to AskEARN’s new website. As we transition to our new site, you can still visit EARN’s previous site.

About EARN

The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is a free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures.

Getting Started

Start here to learn how to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities — and how EARN’s resources can help.

    Phases of Employment

  • Recruit

    Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.

  • Hire

    Identify people who have the skills and attributes for the job.

  • Retain

    Keep talented employees with disabilities, including those who acquire them on the job.

  • Advance

    Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.

News & Events

EARN makes it easy to stay up-to-date on disability employment news and information. Start by subscribing to our e-blasts and monthly e-newsletter, which will connect you to upcoming events, developing news and promising practices in the world of disability diversity and inclusion. And don’t forget to follow EARN on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the impact of technological inequities on diverse communities including people with disabilities. As employers seek to have employees return to the workplace, they must explore opportunities to create more inclusive work environments where everyone can succeed. EARN presented a discussion of technological challenges that have impacted people with disabilities and steps employers can take to evaluate and enhance their communication systems and training platforms to create workplaces where everyone has the tools needed for success.

Presenters

  • Jenny Yang, Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), U.S. Department of Labor
  • Corinne Weible, Co-Director, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Presentation Resources