Disability Rights Resources

Resource Description/Link
2010 Kessler Foundation Survey

This website leads to a 2010 survey designed to explore the quality of life and employment opportunities of people with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The home page of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On this page, the provisions of the act are included in their entirety.

Disability History: An Important Part of America’s Heritage

This website is an article that describes the history of disability rights and legislation.

Entering the World of Work: What Youth with Mental Health Needs Should Know About Accommodations

This website is an article angled toward youth with mental disabilities who are planning to enter the workforce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The official website for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which seeks to eliminate employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Official website of the Office of Disability Employment Policy, which seeks to ensure that people with disabilities are fully integrated into the workforce.

Social Media, Disability & Employment Protections Webinar

The Social Media, Disability & Employment Protections webinar explores the interaction between the rights of people with disabilities in the workplace and the growing influence of social media.