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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. 

Getting Started

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.

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    Phases of Employment

  • A woman in a wheelchair shakes hands with a colleague

    Recruit

    Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.

  • Two men work at repairing an engine.

    Hire

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

  • A woman with a disability wearing a helmet works in a factory

    Retain

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

  • A man uses sign language to communicate.

    Advance

    Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.

Dinah Cohen Learning Center

EARN’s Learning Center offers a wide range of training resources, including self-paced online courses.

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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

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Resource Library

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Be Tech Savvy: Accessible Information & Communication Technology

Accessible information and communication technology (ICT) ensures your applicants and employees are fully included across all phases of employment.  

10 Tips for an Accessible Website

Are your websites and digital tools usable by everyone? Learn how to make your website accessible for all users.

Creating an Accessible and Welcoming Workplace

Learn more about all of the elements of accessibility in the workplace.

Physical Accessibility

Physical accessibility ensures equal access in the workplace.  

Technological Accessibility

Technology accessibility is an important component of disability inclusion.  

Ensuring Accessibility in the Recruitment Process

Assess your workplace to ensure its doors, including virtual doors, are open to all applicants.

Inclusive Recruitment: Applicable Laws and Regulations

Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact recruitment activities.

Self-Paced Trainings: Strategies for Disability Inclusion

Explore EARN's training series on disability inclusion in the workplace.


Employer Profiles

EY: Embedding Accessibility throughout the Enterprise

Employer Case Study: Ensuring digital access for all is important at EY.


Events

Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

This webinar explores technological challenges that can impact job candidates and employees with disabilities and steps employers can take to evaluate and enhance their communication systems and training platforms to create workplaces where everyone has the tools needed for success.   

The ADA @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui

Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. The webinar also explores emerging ADA implementation issues, including those related to COVID-19.

Federal Agency Recruiting and Outreach: The Role of Accessible Online Content

This webinar explores the important role accessible online content plays in federal disability recruiting and outreach efforts.

Telework In Action: A Disability Inclusion Practice Whose Time Has Arrived

Learn how to ensure your organization's telework policies and procedures are accessible and inclusive for all employees, including those with disabilities.


Publications

Accessible and Authentic Interviews for Candidates with Disabilities

Learn how to ensure your organization's interview process is accessible and welcoming to candidates with disabilities.

Artificial Intelligence and Facilitation of Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Learn about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) as an effective tool to make it easier to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities. 

Planning Accessible ERG Events

Learn how to make sure events held by your organization's employee resource groups (ERGs) are accessible for all employees.

Talking About Inclusion@Work: Be Tech Savvy: Accessible Information and Communication Technology

Learn about the role of accessible information and communications technology (ICT) plays in disability inclusion.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) @ 31: A Review of Emerging Implementation Issues Policy Guide

Learn about current and future ADA issues.

Checklist for Employers: Facilitating the Hiring of People with Disabilities Through the Use of eRecruiting Screening Systems, Including AI

Use this checklist to evaluate your organization's contracts with vendors who provide eRecruiting screening tools.

Planning an Accessible Meeting or Event

This checklist outlines steps to take to ensure the accessibility of online or in-person meetings or events.

Planning an Accessible Career Fair or Hiring Event

This checklist covers how to ensure online or in-person career fairs are accessible for everyone.

Planning an Accessible Training

This checklist helps organizations plan trainings that are accessible for employees with disabilities.