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Highlights from a conversation between ODEP Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy and Kathy Martinez, who served as ODEP’s assistant secretary from 2009 to 2015.
All young people should grow up expecting to work and succeed. Learn how the Office of Disability Employment Policy works to cultivate such expectations and ensure youth with disabilities have access to the services and supports they need to meet them.
Highlights from a conversation between the Office of Disability Employment Policy's Jennifer Sheehy and Neil Romano, who was assistant secretary of the agency from 2008 to 2009.
A new toolkit explores common concerns and provides resources for people with disabilities as they seek to obtain or maintain employment and financial stability.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations for people with disabilities. ODEP funds us, but our history predates both the agency and the ADA.
If you have long COVID-19, what’s important to know is that even if you don’t think of yourself as having a disability, you may meet the Americans with Disabilities Act definition.
At ODEP, I'm empowered to bring my whole self to work, and to help pave the way for other unique individuals like myself to thrive – with pride – as members of our nation’s workforce and communities.
At ODEP, we’re proud to have played a role in advancing customized employment as a strategy to help people find fulfilling jobs.
We’re committed to helping people with mental health conditions find and succeed in employment.
Did you know 1 in 4 adults has a disability? Learn more about how we can make work accessible by design, and create more diverse and inclusive workplaces.