West Virginia Resources

National Resources

  • Blindness Basics for Employers
    A two-part video series that provides foundational knowledge about blindness and low vision, such as facts about the eye and vision, interacting with individuals with visual disabilities, and strategies and technology used by these individuals.
  • Inquiring Minds Video Series
    The Inquiring Minds Video Series features 13 short videos answering some of the questions employers might have when considering whether to hire an applicant with blindness or low vision, such as common barriers and solutions, legal considerations, and working with vocational rehabilitation.
  • College & Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
    The College & Career Guide for Students with Disabilities offers in-depth information in several areas
  • Job Accommodation Network
    a leading resource for guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
  • Community Rehabilitation Provider Services (CRP)
    The West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVUCED) is offering community-based employment services through the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation’s (DRS) community rehabilitation provider (CRP) program. The WVUCED is serving clients in Marion, Monongalia, Preston and Taylor counties to help integrate people with disabilities into the local workforce.
  • Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
    For information on CAP and accommodation solutions for civilian employees with disabilities. CAP works closely with service members across the nation to ensure they receive appropriate assistive technology for their needs, including vision or hearing loss, dexterity impairments, and cognitive difficulties.
  • Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights
    From the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • DisabledPerson.com
    Internet job search engine for people with disabilities. Includes links to resources.
  • Fiscal Tiger
    Employment Resources for Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans
    Aims to directly decrease unemployment by opening networks for communication between potential employers and prospective hires.
  • JobTIPS
    JobTIPS is a free program designed to help individuals with disabilities such as autism explore career interests, seek and obtain employment, and successfully maintain employment.
  • National Telecommuting Institute
    Provides information about work-at-home jobs for people with disabilities.
  • Neurodiversity in the Workplace
    To help employers learn the benefits of a neurodiverse workforce, the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion created "Neurodiversity in the Workplace." This online resource addresses the benefit of neurodiversity for employers and employees, common accommodations for employees with autism and other neurocognitive differences, and related hiring initiatives and partnerships implemented by companies
  • Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security
    Established by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentive Improvement Act of 1999 for individuals with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) who want to work or return to work.
  • ThinkWork
    The ThinkWork project offers a collection of training materials, publications, and research findings that promote successful employment outcomes for individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities.