All Employers, Individuals & Vocational Rehabilitation/Services Providers
- Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA)
Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism is a national consortium of professionals and community members, from 16 cities, who are dedicated to addressing the needs of adults with Autism, through advancing national level policies that will help adults in their local communities.
- Association for People in Supported Employment (APSE)
Association for People in Supported Employment is a national non-profit membership organization that specifically focuses on “integrated employment and career opportunities for individuals with disabilities.” The organization provides conferences, trainings and resources for individuals, employers and providers.
- Campaign for Disability Employment – Employers Resources
This site provides a comprehensive list of resources about “good workplace practices for all employees, including those with disabilities.”
- Centers for Disease Control: Autism Spectrum Disorders
This page of The Centers for Disease Control’s web site provides credible health information, free publications and materials, and links to other web sites about Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Disability.Gov is “an award-winning federal government website that provides an interactive, community-driven information network of disability-related programs, services, laws and benefits.” This website’s employment page provides a wealth of practical information for individuals, employers and providers.
- The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
The Job Accommodation Network answers questions about job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for both employers and individuals with a variety of disabilities including developmental disorders.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
Office of Disability Employment Policy is a good source for both job seekers and employers to learn about rights, responsibilities, benefits, supports and statistics regarding employment of people with varying disabilities.
- Our Ability
Our Ability mentors, connects and inspires people with disabilities towards education and employment.
- Project SEARCH – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Employment Program
Project Search was founded by Erin Riehle, MSN,RN at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and has been replicated in 150 sites throughout the U.S. and Europe. The Project Search Adult Employment Program “provides a comprehensive approach to employment, job retention and career advancement for individuals with disabilities.”
- SEDL Vocational Rehabilitation and Autism Spectrum Disorders Project
SEDL, (formerly called the Southwest Education Employment Development Laboratory), is a private non-profit company that has partnered with UCF-CARD to conduct research and disseminate knowledge to improve the quality of vocational rehabilitation services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- The University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders (UCF- CARD)
The University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders conducts research, provides conferences, resources and programs for people with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders.
- University of Missouri: Department of Disability Policy & Studies
The department of Disability Policy & Studies at the University of Missouri, provides comprehensive information, and evidence based articles about employment, independent living, vocational rehabilitation and more. From this site, readers can access a full version of Dr. Scott Sandifer’s publication, “Adult Autism and Employment-A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals.”
- Virginia Commonwealth University’s Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (VCU-RRTC)
Virginia Commonwealth University’s Rehabilitation Research and Training Center studies “those supports that are most effective for assisting individuals with disabilities maintain employment and advance their careers.” This web site is a comprehensive source of empirical data, articles, training and technical assistance for providers, career links for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders and much more.