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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

Resources

The following is a compilation of materials and other resources that can assist employers in recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing qualified individuals with disabilities. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, however, and may be updated over time. Employers may also benefit from assistance available from disability and workforce service providers in their local communities.

Federal Regulatory and Policy Materials

Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 503)

Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as Amended by the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

(Title 1 – Equal Employment Provisions)

State-Focused Regulatory and Policy Materials

Training and Education Materials and Resources

Accessible Information and Communications Technology Resources

Recruitment Resources

Business Membership Associations