Working From Home With Disabilities

Current disabilities should not disqualify you from being able to work from home. People with disabilities can provide great services from home like any other individual.

Do you feel that your disability will hinder you in finding work that is done from your home base? A variety of resources are available to help those with disabilities to find valuable information. Here, we will discuss some tools that are made available to help those in need.

US Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor has information from the Office of Disability Employment Agency. A host of resources are available online including statistics, accommodations, communications access, publications, and public assistance services. Research and technical resources are also available on site at http://www.dol.gov/odep/index.htm.

Job Accommodation Network

The Job Accommodation Network, JAN, offers information online regarding specific disabilities and their relevant accommodations. Fact sheets are also available for review, including employment related material. Live chat and email services are also available for viewers. To learn more the site is located at http://askjan.org/media/atoz.htm.

Lift Incorporated

Lift incorporated is another great resource if you have disabilities. The site is known as the leading resource for disabled working in the area of information management as well as computer technology. Assistance is given to qualified individuals at http://www.lift-inc.org/. Help is given including: screening and matching of skills, assistive technology, and disability awareness/training. Job opportunities may be locally based, or home based.

 My Employment Options

My Employment Options is website specifically created for helping disabled individuals find work-from-home job opportunities. They are involved in the Ticket to Work program and have been in business for over 18 years. Their primary goal is to help individuals on SSI and SSDI find full or part time jobs. The site is located at http://myemploymentoptions.com/.

Sole Purpose of the Writing

The information listed may, or may not, pertain to work from home opportunities. The information given is provided with the purpose in helping disabled individuals to access resources that may be helpful to them. Each site will provide a different type of resources to the viewer.

TheRealWorkFromHomeMom desires to help those with, or without, disabilities. Everyone has their own challenges that can be overcome. We desire to provide valuable information to people of a wide variety of backgrounds.

Feel free to learn about additional skills online at TheRealWorkFromHomeMom site. Becky offers a wide variety of work at home helps, as well as job coaching services to help you in your journey!

 


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Working From Home With Disabilities
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Current disabilities should not disqualify you from being able to work from home. People with...