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As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, Jennifer Sheehy of the Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy shares the importance of equal access and opportunity for all Americans.
During National Autism Awareness Month, learn more about resources to help young people and workers on the autism spectrum, employers, service providers and others.
A new initiative of the Office Employment Disability Policy is helping develop and test innovative strategies in apprenticeship programs to provide people with disabilities the skills for high-demand careers.
Supporting apprenticeships for people with disabilities is one way we can help the 450,000 job seekers with disabilities learn in-demand skills and connect them with quality career opportunities.
For 29 years, the ADA has helped ensure the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life, including employment.
Twenty years ago, the Supreme Court declared that people with disabilities are entitled to the same rights and choices as all Americans.