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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

Webinar Archive

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

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

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

Increasing Disability Inclusion: Centralized Accommodation Programs as a Best Practice

This webinar shares resources and information to help businesses of all sizes develop and support CAPs.

Celebrating ADA30: A discussion on Youth Employment

During this webinar, members of 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.

Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Listen as EARN and Merck share strategies to “bring your A game” to cultivate a culture of resilience and wellness throughout your organization.

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

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

Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

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.

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

Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the ADA and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. 

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

Learn about providing accommodations remotely and ensuring accessibility of recruiting, onboarding, communication and training platforms.