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Black Americans in the civil rights movement have had a significant influence on America’s disability rights movement, with some playing crucial roles in both efforts.
Full inclusion means employees with disabilities can access a range of necessary supports to excel and help their teams and businesses succeed – including technology.
ODEP’s creation 20 years ago heralded an important shift in how we talk about disability and employment in America, one focused not on whether people with disabilities can work, but rather the strategies and supports that drive the change needed to make work happen.
We're expanding inclusive apprenticeship opportunities through the Apprenticeship Inclusion Models initiative and other programs and policies.
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.
As we mark the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we must move forward together to ensure all Americans succeed in the workforce.
The Workforce Recruitment Program serves as a pipeline to connect employers and qualified employees.
On World AIDS Day, we recognize employment is an important piece of the puzzle. People with HIV/AIDS can and want to work, and research shows the benefits of doing so — to individuals, families, and our nation at large.