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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.

  • A woman with a forearm crutch shakes hands with another person

    Hire

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

  • A man looks on as a young woman with Down syndrome makes a coffee drink in a cafe

    Retain

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

  • Image of a woman illustrating how to perform a task to a man with down's syndrome.

    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

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Dinah Cohen Learning Center

Find courses, trainings, tools and resources about recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing people with disabilities, all of which can help assist organizations in meeting their diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA).

EARN offers a wide range of training resources, including self-paced online courses, in our Learning Center. The Learning Center is named in honor of Dinah Cohen (PDF), a leader in the disability and federal employment communities who passed away in March 2018.

Dinah made it her life’s work to create a better, more inclusive future for people with disabilities. In her federal career, she worked at the U.S. Administration for International Development, Naval Research Lab and as the director of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) from 1990 to 2013. In her role at CAP, Dinah implemented the world’s largest centralized accommodations program, providing assistive technology and services to DoD employees; wounded, ill and injured service members; and employees at partner agencies. 

Explore Training Courses

This series of courses offers trainings on the following segments of the Inclusion@Work Framework.

Explore Webinar Archive

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

 

Explore EARN Tools