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About EARN

The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) offers information and resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; build inclusive workplace cultures; and meet diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals. 

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Getting Started

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

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    Phases of Employment

  • A man in a wheelchair looks at his phone while waiting for an interview

    Recruit

    Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.

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    Hire

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

  • A man looks on as a young woman with a developmental disability makes a coffee drink in a cafe

    Retain

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

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    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 monthly newsletter and eblasts, 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

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Webinars

Explore EARN’s archive of webinars and accompanying materials, including a learning guide and links to related resources.

Upcoming Events

Expanding Your Talent Pool: Disability Inclusion in Advanced Manufacturing

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Archive

Disability-Inclusive Workplace Culture: Building it to Last

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This webinar explores how leading companies build and sustain disability-inclusive cultures.

Telework In Action: A Disability Inclusion Practice Whose Time Has Arrived

Thursday, August 12th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to ensure your organization's telework policies and procedures are accessible and inclusive for all employees, including those with disabilities.

The ADA @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui

Thursday, July 29th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. The webinar also explores emerging ADA implementation issues, including those related to COVID-19.

Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar explores technological challenges that can impact job candidates and employees 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.   

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Ensuring Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Workplaces During the COVID-19 Recovery

Friday, April 30th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar explores ways employers can ensure safe and healthy workplaces for all workers, including those with disabilities, during the COVID-19 recovery. 

The ADA at Work: Considerations for COVID-19

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar discusses balancing guidance on COVID-19 containment from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Thursday, March 11th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this webinar, EARN and Merck share strategies to cultivate a culture of resilience and wellness throughout your organization.

Celebrating ADA30: A Discussion on Youth Employment from the ADA Generation

Friday, July 24th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

During this webinar, young adults who came of age after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (called the “ADA Generation”) participated in a panel discussion about their experiences in the workplace and offered ideas for best practices employers can use to attract young people with disabilities.

Increasing Disability Inclusion: Centralized Accommodation Programs as a Best Practice

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar shares resources and information to help businesses of all sizes develop and support Centralized Accommodation Programs (CAPs).

Federal Agency Recruiting and Outreach: The Role of Accessible Online Content

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar explores the important role accessible online content plays in federal disability recruiting and outreach efforts.

Rise Up and Be Counted: Strategies to Increase Self-identification

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar explores the importance of self-identification as a method for measuring the impact of workplace disability inclusion efforts.