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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. 

Getting Started

Start here to learn how to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; why workplace inclusion of people with disabilities matters; and how EARN’s resources can help.

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    Phases of Employment

  • A woman in a wheelchair shakes hands with a colleague

    Recruit

    Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.

  • Two men work at repairing an engine.

    Hire

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

  • A woman with a disability wearing a helmet works in a factory

    Retain

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

  • A man uses sign language to communicate.

    Advance

    Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.

Dinah Cohen Learning Center

EARN’s Learning Center offers a wide range of training resources, including self-paced online courses.

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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 upcoming events and archive of webinars and accompanying materials, including a learning guide and links to related resources.

Upcoming Events

Retaining Valued Employees with Disabilities: The Importance of Performance Coaching and Management

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about effective strategies people managers can use to support and empower their employees with disabilities when engaging in coaching and performance dialogues.

Event Archive

Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Workers: Strategies for Success

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn about strategies employers can use to attract and retain neurodivergent employees.

Supporting Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing: The Importance of an Individualized Approach

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar, with introduction by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, explores ways employers can proactively support the mental health needs of their employees to create inclusive, productive work environments.

Expanding Your Talent Pool: Disability Inclusion in Advanced Manufacturing

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

Learn about an innovative pre-apprenticeship program that is helping prepare people with disabilities for careers in advanced manufacturing.

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.