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.
Who We Are
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.
Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.
Identify people who have the skills and attributes for the job.
Keep talented employees with disabilities, including those who acquire them on the job.
Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.
Phases of Employment
Federal Government Employment
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Dinah Cohen Learning Center
EARN’s Learning Center offers a wide range of training resources, including self-paced online courses.
Additional EARN Resources
Other ODEP Funded Centers
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.
What's New on AskEARN
Navigating Mental Health in Skilled Trade and Industrial Occupations
May 17, 2023 — 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ETWebinar Explore ways to support the mental health of skilled trade and industrial professionals at work.
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Dinah Cohen Learning Center
Learn about strategies for recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing people with disabilities to support your organization's diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals.
Explore EARN’s new training on creating a Mental Health-Friendly Workplace.
Trainings on Disability Inclusion
The Inclusion@Work Framework helps organizations explore strategies for creating disability-inclusive workplace cultures. This series of self-paced trainings introduces the basics of each aspect of disability inclusion at work.Take the Trainings Learn about these Strategies in Action!
EARN's webinars feature in-depth explorations of promising and emerging practices and discussions with experts and industry leaders on effective strategies to build disability-inclusive workplaces. EARN’s webinar archives also feature accompanying materials, including a learning guide and links to related resources.Visit Our Webinar Archive
Additional Training Resources
EARN is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), which also funds additional resources to support workplace inclusion of people with disabilities. Visit the following websites for more online training opportunities.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on job accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN offers a variety of training options for employers including both live and online options.
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
PEAT's mission is to foster collaborations in the technology space that build inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities. PEAT’s vision is a future where new and emerging technologies are accessible to the workforce by design.
The Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA)
PIA collaborates with employers and apprenticeship intermediaries to design inclusive apprenticeship programs that meet employer talent needs and enable people with disabilities to gain credentials and skills to succeed in growing industries.
You may also be interested in some of EARN’s other tools:
- Inclusion@Work Framework
- Mental Health Toolkit
- Neurodiversity in the Workplace
- COVID-19 Workplace Resources and Tools
- Executive Order (EO) 14035 Info Center
- Section 501 Info Center
- Small Business Steps to Success
View a list of all EARN resources by topic.