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If you want to work or keep working and have a disability that makes employment a challenge, these vocational services may help you realize your employment goals.


Job Accommodation Network – Workplace Accommodations & Disability Employment Guidance

2018-07-18T01:41:26+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services|Tags: , |

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) offers free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

NTI Land A Job & NTI@Home – Job Locator For People With A Disability

2018-07-17T10:08:46+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

NTI is a nonprofit organization with a mission to identify and develop outside of and in home jobs for Americans who are physically disabled.

Able Flight – Flight & Aviation Career Training For People With A Disability

2018-07-14T10:50:18+00:00Categories: Disability Products & Services, North Carolina|Tags: , , |

Able Flight’s mission is to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight and aviation career training,

Idaho Division of Vocational Rehab

2018-07-11T17:03:29+00:00Categories: Disability Products & Services, Idaho|Tags: |

Visit Website Contact Idaho Vocational Rehabilitation is a state-federal program whose goal is to assist people with disabilities prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment. The Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation's program goal is to place Idahoans with disabilities into the workforce by securing [...]

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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