This section contains resources on specific disability topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, service providers, businesses, government agencies, and others.

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This Department of Labor (DOL) site includes information on Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), which may provide financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster, and National Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs), which may be available to help states crea

EARN povides resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain, and advance people with disabilities.

The EEOC offers a variety of publications on the employment provisions of the ADA, including:

Questions and Answers about Health Care Workers and the Americans with Disabilities Act 

This project, funded by HUD, provides training programs, materials, and technical guidance on the Fair Housing Act and its design and construction requirements.
Toll Free Telephone: 1-888-341-7781 V/TTY

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers information and resources to promote an inclusive approach to emergency peparedness and response.

This campaign from the American Public Health Organization (APHA) includes general preparedness tips for people with disabilities, as well as specific tips for people with mobility, hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities.

The Western Pennsylvania Health Information Team for People who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard-of-Hearing offers a variety of information for health care providers serving patients with these disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Healthy Aging and Physical Disability conducts research and training activities to promote healthy aging for people with long-term physical disabilities, including muscular dystrophy (MD), multiple sclerosis (MS), post-polio syndrome (PPS), and spinal cord injury (SCI).

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers information and resources on preparing for and responding to natural disasters and severe weather, bioterrorism, chemical and radiation emergencies, food safety issues, and other threats to public health.

JAN provides information and consultation to employers and people with disabilities on reasonable accommodations in the workplace.
Toll Free Telephone:
800-526-7234 (Voice & TTY)

The JAN consultants have compiled resources and information on how to develop, implement, and maintain inclusive emergency and evacuation plans in the workplace.