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.
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
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.
October 19, 2022 — 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ESTWebinar Learn about effective strategies people managers can use to support and empower their employees with disabilities when engaging in coaching and performance dialogues.
A list of all webinars.
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
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.
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.
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.