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Employment

A-Z of Disabilities and Accommodations

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

US Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Description

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment. Services include one-on-one consultation about job accommodation ideas, requesting and negotiating accommodations, and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. Although JAN does not help individuals find employment, JAN does provide information for job seekers.

JAN provides information on: various disabilities, impairments, and conditions; accommodations and other ADA issues; and accommodation ideas by physical limitations.

Websites

Hotlines

  • (800) 526-7234, Toll Free
  • (877) 781-9403, TTY

Categories

AccessibilityAssistive TechnologyBenefits Planning (losing benefits if employed)Disability DisclosureDisability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsFinancial SupportsIndependent LivingInformation and ReferralLegal Rights/Protective ServicesLife TransitionsMotor/Physical DisabilitiesSelf-AdvocacyStigmas/DiscriminationTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

ADAassistive technologydisabilityemployment
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NY Connects
1-800-342-9871

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-638-5163, TTD/TTY
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay

Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
1-855-373-2123 TTD/TTY

ADA.Gov
800-514-0301 Toll Free
800-514-0383 TTY

Disability Resource Clearinghouse and Navigators
1-800-624-4143 Toll Free
7-1-1 NY Relay

Disability Rights NY Hotlines & Resources
(518) 432-7861
(800) 993-8982 Toll Free
(518) 512-3448 TTY

NY Connects
1-800-342-9871 Toll Free

NYS Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped
866-871-3000 Toll Free
518-474-7501 TTD/TTY

NYS Governor's Program to Hire Individuals with Disabilities
1-866-297-4356 Toll Free

Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR)
(800) 526-7234 Toll Free
(877) 781-9403 TTY

Temporary and Emergency Assistance Programs and Services
1-800-342-3009 Toll Free

Workers' Compensation - On-the-Job Injury or Illness
(877) 632-4996 Toll Free

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council