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 — 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 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, a leader in the disability and federal employment communities who passed away in March 2018.
A listing of EARN resources by topic.
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.
October 20, 2021 — 11:00am - 12:00pm ESTWebinar Careful planning and ongoing support will help your organization continually attract and retain qualified employees with disabilities.
A list of all webinars.
Training Courses: Strategies for Disability Inclusion
Explore EARN's self-paced courses on the Inclusion@Work Framework.
Developed with input from a range of employers with exemplary track records in disability employment, EARN’s Inclusion@Work Framework outlines seven core components of a disability-inclusive workplace, along with a menu of strategies for achieving them. This series of courses offers trainings on the following segments of the Inclusion@Work Framework. Each segment lasts 10-15 minutes and includes a quiz at the end of the course to test your knowledge
Take this short course to learn more about how you can establish an inclusive business culture.
Learn more about building a sustainable talent pipeline in this short course.
Learn more about the policies and processes that facilitate hiring and retention in this short course.
Learn more about how accommodations can help ensure all of your employees are as productive as possible in this short course.
Learn how to ensure your company is using disability-inclusive messaging in this short course.
Learn how to make your ICT infrastructure accessible to your applicants, employees and customers.
Learn more about how collecting metrics can help you measure the success of your disability inclusion efforts in this short course.
Additional Online Courses
This short course will explain what a CAP is and how it can benefit your organization.