Helpful Organizations

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If you’re eager to get back into the workforce after your stroke, these resources can educate you about job postings, accommodations, benefits and your rights:

AbilityJOBS Posts jobs for people with disabilities.

Bender Consulting Services  Provides superior technology consulting services to customers while creating employment and career opportunities, independence and freedom for people with disabilities.

Business.gov: Provides small business owners with the information and resources they need to comply with laws and regulations. It also helps them take advantage of government programs and services to start, expand and run their businesses. This is the one-stop shop for access to federal, state and local governments.

Campaign for Disability Employment Offers a range of education and outreach tools to engage employers, people with disabilities, family and educators, and the general public.

Careerbuilder The search engine offers a searchable database of jobs.

Office of Disability Employment Policy(link opens in new window) Provides resources on programs, services, laws and regulations to help people with disabilities live independently. It includes information on benefits, civil rights, community life, education, emergency preparedness, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.

Equal Opportunity Publications Includes opportunities for diversity recruitment with a portfolio of seven national career magazines, a diversity website, online job board and career expos for women, minorities and people with disabilities.

Gettinghired.com Provides a database of possible careers for people with disabilities.

Hire Disability Solutions Assists in recruiting the best and brightest people for visionary companies.

Idealist.org Allows people and organizations to exchange resources and locate job and volunteer opportunities.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Offers free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Helps people with disabilities enhance their employability.

National Network of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Centers Provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Red Book Reference tool for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals and counselors who serve people with disabilities.

Society for Human Resource Management  Builds and sustains partnerships with human resource professionals, media, government, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academic institutions to address HR management challenges.

United States Department of Labor  Promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices and other national economic measurements.