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Welcome to AskEARN’s new website. As we transition to our new site, you can still visit EARN’s previous site.

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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Resource Library

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiverse people bring a lot to the workplace. Learn more in this toolkit.  

Articles & Resources

Articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts and other resources bout neurodiversity in the workplace.

Neurodiversity @ Work Employer Roundtable

Learn about organizations working together to identify promising practices for workplace neurodiversity initiatives. 

Business Benefits

Learn about the benefits of hiring neurodiverse employees.

Neurodiversity Hiring Initiatives & Partnerships

Partnerships can help ensure a talent pipeline for neurodiverse candidates.

Employee Benefits

Learn how hiring neurodiverse workers can benefit all employees.

Management, Peer Training and Mentoring

Train managers and peers to increase the success of your neurodiversity hiring initiative.


Employer Profiles

Ultranauts: Proving the Power of Neurodiversity

Employer Case Study: Learn how a startup built diversity and inclusion from the start.

Watlow: Turning up the Heat on Disability Inclusion

Employer Case Study: Learn how an electrical manufacturing company is benefitting from workplace disability-inclusion.

JPMorgan Chase: Putting the Best Foot Forward for Disability Inclusion

Employer Case Study: Find out how this leading financial institution is using a paid apprenticeship model to train and hire people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.