Employment Resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

A service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). JAN’s mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, and people with disabilities; as well as their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.

The Lifespan Transitions Center at OCALI

The Lifespan Transitions Center at OCALI (Ohio Center for Autism & Low Incidence) offers resources, training, technical assistance, and consultation to support the successful transition of individuals with autism and multiple disabilities throughout their school careers and into their adult lives. Resources address community living and employment.

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET)

The O*NET program (developed under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration [USDOL/ETA[ through a grant to the North Carolina Department of Commerce ) is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.

Office of Disability Employment Policy, United States Department of Labor (ODEP)

Provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.

State of Utah Alternative State Application Program (ASAP)

The Alternative State Application Program was adopted as a law in the State of Utah in 2010. The law is intended to help the State of Utah become a model employer in the hiring and retention of qualified individuals with disabilities.

ASAP allows for non-competitive review and potential hire of qualified candidates and creates a potentially faster way for hiring managers to fill vacancies.

USET – Utah Supported Employment Training

The Utah Employment Specialist Project provides training, technical assistance, and resources to rehabilitation professionals, transition teachers, and others who provide employment training and support to people with disabilities.   USET provides both in-person and internet-based trainings on a variety of topics related to supported and customized employment service delivery.

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