Assistance For Individuals

Suggested Reading

Job Search Tools

Job Search Websites

Employment Resources for College Students with Disabilities 

Listing of State Vocational Rehabilitation Offices


Suggested Reading

  • Asperger’s From the Inside-Out, Michael John Carley
  • Asperger Syndrome & Employment, Sarah Hendrix
  • Asperger Syndrome & Employment, ed. by Genevieve Edmonds and Luke Beardon
  • Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook, Roger N. Meyer
  • Asperger’s on the Job, Rudy Simone
  • Beyond the Wall, Stephen Shore
  • Developing Talents, Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy
  • Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, Yvona Fast
  • How to Find Work That Works for People with Asperger Syndrome, Gail Hawkins

Job Search Tools

Job Search Websites is a nationwide, web-based community where qualified job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities.

Ability Jobs serves as both a resume bank for job seekers as well as for companies looking for employees. By posting job opportunities, or searching resumes, employers can find qualified persons with disabilities while demonstrating their affirmative action policies.

Access2Ability is Manpower’s national disability employment program. It collaborates with employers, state and federal agencies, professional associations and community-based organizations to recruit talented people with disabilities.

Bender Consulting Services’ mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. They cater to those with expertise in the field of information technology.

Big Tent Jobs, LLC is a placement agency that works with top technical talent, including individuals with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. Their services are always 100% free to job seekers. They get paid by the company when you get hired! contains over 600,000 job postings which the site keeps very up-to-date and allows individuals to post their resumes.

Getting is a resource for community and job listings to thousands of jobs nationwide. This site features search filters for easy job-hunting as well as related articles, forums and blogs.

Getting (APSE link)

Hire Potential aims to integrate and employ people with disabilities, veterans, mature employees and specialty niches. It is a national woman-owned firm that offers staffing and consulting services to corporations and government agencies.

Insight Into Diversity is a publication, e-newsletter, and website that has been connecting professionals with institutions and businesses for 35 years. Primarily a conduit for companies to reach employees through advertising and editorial content, they serve progressive employers looking to find dynamic talent in every field, including: higher education, healthcare, government and business.

Institute for Career Development (ICD) is a New York based non-profit organization whose mission is to help people transform their lives through career development and employment. ICD serves those with barriers to employment, such as individuals with disabilities and Asperger Syndrome.

JobTIPS is a free program designed to help individuals with disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder explore career interests, seek and obtain employment, and successfully maintain employment. JobTIPS addresses the social and behavioral differences that might make identifying, obtaining, and keeping a job more difficult for you.

Service Source Network is an affiliate organization comprised of five independent non-profit vocational rehabilitation agencies that operate in 9 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to their vocational rehabilitation programs, they also offer a wide range of business services, including administrative support services, mail center management, food service and manufacturing.

Springboard Consulting offers consulting, training, marketplace offerings and other resources. Job and resume posting coming soon.

The Sierra Group RecruitDisability.Org provides a platform for job seekers with disabilities and company recruiters to connect. Individuals can search job postings through very specific fields of interest.

US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) is assisting six major corporations to achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.  The listing of available positions, along with instructions on how to apply, is provided in this website.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management – Disability Employment actively recruits and hires persons with disabilities. It offers a variety of exciting jobs, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.

Employment Resources for College Students with Disabilities

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities is a professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities, and over 500 major national employers.  COSD’s mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis, by forming collaborative relationships between campus’ Disabilities Services and Career Services offices, and assisting employers in providing internships, recruiting, and hiring college graduates with disabilities.

Emerging Leaders Program – National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center places top undergraduate and graduate college students with disabilities in internships nationwide that provide them with meaningful leadership development and networking opportunities.

Entry Point (American Association for the Advancement of Science) is the signature program of the AAAS Project on Science, Technology, and Disability. It identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities.

Lime is an innovative program for high potential college students and graduates with disabilities —attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world’s leading corporations. Their goal is “to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every level of education, talent and ability.”

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Experiential Education Initiative (EEI) Internship Program provides hands-on Internships and opportunities to explore today’s complex performing arts environment to six motivated individuals each year.

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Listing of State Vocational Rehabilitation Offices

There are vocational rehabilitation centers throughout the United States that provide and/or contract employment support services for people with varying abilities, work experience and education.

By clicking on the following link and then choosing (clicking on) your state, you will see the address, phone number(s) and web link to your state’s office of vocational rehabilitation. Please call or visit the web site of your state’s office of vocational rehabilitation to get information about the specific services available in your local area.

Information from the Social Security Administration website.


State Vocational Rehabilitation Offices


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Ohio (OH)

Oklahoma (OK)

Oregon (OR)

Pennsylvania (PA)

Rhode Island (RI)

South Carolina (SC)

South Dakota (SD)

Tennessee (TN)

Texas (TX)

Utah (UT)

Vermont (VT)

Virginia (VA)

Washington (WA)

West Virginia (WV)

Wisconsin (WI)

Wyoming (WY)

Alabama (AL)
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
602 South Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-613-2249 (TDD)
334-293-7383 (Fax)
Alaska (AK)
Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
801 West 10th Street
Suite A
Juneau, AK 99801-1894
907-465-2856 (Fax)
Arizona (AZ)
Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration

1789 West Jefferson 2, NW
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-3778 (Fax)
Arkansas (AR)
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

1616 Brookwood Drive
PO Box 3781
Little Rock, AR 72203
501-296-1669 (TDD)
501-296-1655 (Fax)
California (CA)
California Health and Human Service Agency Department of Rehabilitation

721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-324-1313 (Voice)
916-558-5807 (TTY)
Colorado (CO)
Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-866-5700 (Voice & TDD)
303-866-4047 (Fax)
Connecticut (CT)
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Social Services

25 Sigourney Street 11th Floor
Hartord, CT 06106
860-424-4844 (Voice)
860-424-4839 (TDD/TTY)
Delaware (DE)
Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

4425 North Market Street
PO Box 9969
Wilmington, DE 19809-0969
302-761-8275 (Voice/TTY)
302-761-6611 (Fax)
District of Columbia (DC)
D.C. Rehabilitation Services Administration

810 First Street, NE
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
202-442-8400 (Intake Services)
202-442-8600 (TTY/TDD)
202-442-8742 (Fax)
Florida (FL)
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

2002-A Old Saint Augustine Road
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Georgia (GA)
Georgia Department of Labor
Rehabilitation Services
148 Andrew Young International Blvd.
Suite 510, Sussex Place
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-232-3911 (TTY)
Hawaii (HI)
Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 

Administration Office
600 Kapi‘olani Blvd. #305
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813
(808) 586-9745
Idaho (ID)
Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Agency of the State Board of Education

650 West State Street
Room 150
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0096
208-334-5305 (Fax)
Illinois (IL)
Department of Human Services, Office of Rehabilitation Services
623 East Adams Street
PO Box 19429
Springfield, IL 62794
800-843-6154 (customers)/800-447-6404 (TTY)
800-804-3833 (providers)
Indiana (IN)
Division of Disability & Rehabilitative Services
402 W. Washington Street C-453
PO Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
317-232-1252 (customers)
317-232-6478 (Fax)
Iowa (IA)
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS)
510 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-4211 (voice/TTY)
515-281-7645 (Fax)
Kansas (KS)
Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
915 Harrison Street Office Building
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-2173 (Fax)
Kentucky (KY)
Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621
502-564-4440/1-800-372-7172 (Voice/TTY)
Louisiana (LA)
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
627 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-219-4993 (Fax)
Maine (ME)
Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
150 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0150
1-888-755-0023 (TTY)
207-287-5292 (Fax)
Maryland (MD)
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-1696
410-554-9411 (TDD)
410-554-9412 (Fax)
Massachusetts (MA)
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Fort Point Place
Suite 600
27 Wormwood Street
Boston, MA 02210-1616
617-204-3600/800-245-6543 (TTY or Voice)
617-727-1354 (Fax)
Michigan (MI)
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth Rehabilitation Services
201 N. Washington Square, 4th Floor
PO Box 30010
Lansing, MI 48909
1-888-605-6722 (TTY)
517-335-7277 (Fax)
Minnesota (MN)
Department of Employment and Economic Development Rehabilitation Services Branch
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200
Saint Paul, MN 55101
651-296-3900/1-800-657-3973 (TTY)
651-297-5159 (Fax)
Mississippi (MS)
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
1281 Highway 51
Madison, MS 39110
Missouri (MO)
Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
3024 Dupont Circle
Jefferson City, MO 65109-0525
573-751-1441 (Fax)
573-751-0881 (TDD)
Montana (MT)
Montana Vocational Rehabilitation
111 North Sanders
PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604-4210
406-444-2590 (Voice/TDD)
Toll Free (877-296-1197)
406-444-3632 (Fax)
Nebraska (NE)
Nebraska Department of Education Vocational Rehabilitation
PO Box 94987
301 Centennial Mall, South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
402-471-0788 (Fax)
Nevada (NV)
Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Division
1370 South Curry Street
Carson City, NV 89703-5146
775-684-4070 (Voice/TDD)
775-684-8400 (TTY)
New Hampshire (NH)
Department of Education Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-3471 (Voice/TTY)
603-271-7095 (Fax)
New Jersey (NJ)
New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
LWD Building, 10th Floor
John Fitch Plaza
PO Box 398
Trenton, NJ 08625-0398
609-292-8347 (Fax)
609-292-2919 (TTY)
New Mexico (NM)
New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
435 St. Michael’s Drive
Building D
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-954-8562 (Fax)
New York (NY)
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
1 Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12234
518-486-4154 (Fax)
North Carolina (NC)
North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
2801 Mail Services Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2801
919-733-7968 (Fax)
North Dakota (ND)
N.D. Disability Services Division Vocational Rehabilitation
1237 W Divide Ave, Suite 1B
Bismark, ND 58501-1208
701-328-8968 (TTY)
701-328-8969 (Fax)
Ohio (OH)
Ohio Rehabilitation Services  Commission
400 East Campus View Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43235-4604
614-438-1200 (Voice/TYY)/1-800-282-4536 (Ohio only)
614-438-1257 (Fax)
Oklahoma (OK)
Department of Rehabilitation Services

3535 NW 58th Street
Suite 500
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-4815
405-951-3529 (Fax)
Oregon (OR)
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (OVRS) Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street, NE E-87
Salem, OR 97301-1120
866-801-0130 (TTY)
503-947-5010 (Fax)
Pennsylvania (PA)
Department of Labor and Industry Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
1521 N. 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-787-4885 (TTY)
Rhode Island (RI)
Department of Human Services Office of Rehabilitation Services
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903-1898
401-421-4016 (TDD)
401-222-3574 (Fax)
South Carolina (SC)
South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department
State Office Building, 1410 Boston Ave
P O Box 15
West Columbia, SC 29171-0015
South Dakota (SD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
East Highway 34, Hillsview Plaza
c/o 500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
605-773-5483 (Fax)
Tennessee (TN)
Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Citizens Plaza State Office Building
400 Deaderick Street, 2nd Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37248-6000
615-313-5695 (TTY)
615-741-6508 (Fax)
Texas (TX)
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Division for Rehabilitation Services
4800 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
Utah (UT)
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation
250 East 500, South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-538-7522 (Fax)
Vermont (VT)
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Aging and Disabilities Agency of Human Services
Weeks 1A, 103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2303
1-866-879-6757 (Voice/TTY)
Virginia (VA)
Virginia Department of Rehabilitation Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, VA 23229
804-662-9040/800-464-9950 (TTY)
804-662-9532 (Fax)
Washington (WA)
State of Washington, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 45340
Olympia, WA 98504-5340
Street Address: 4565 7th Avenue SE
Lacey, WA 98503-1044
1-800-637-5627/360-725-3636 (Voice/TTY)
360-438-8007 (Fax)
West Virginia (WV)
The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services
PO Box 50890, State Capitol
Charleston, WV 25305-0890
Wisconsin (WI)
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
201 East Washington Avenue
PO Box 7852
Madison, WI 53707-7852
608-261-0050/1-800-442-3477 (Toll-Free)
888-877-5939 (TTY)
608-266-1133 (Fax)
Wyoming (WY)
Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
122 W. 25th St.
Herschler Building 2E
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-5857 (Fax)