Resources

Working Effectively With People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

This brochure addresses adaptive training, productivity, the many jobs that individuals with blindness or who have low vision can do, and much more.

Working Effectively with People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision


Hiring, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities: A Resource Guide for Employers

This article discusses the best practices of hiring, retaining, and promoting people with disabilities.

Resource Guide for Employers


ADA Fact Sheet

Learn about reasonable accommodations, undue hardship, and more.

ADA Fact Sheet


Workforce Recruitment Program

This program connects private and public employers with college graduates with disabilities who are interested in summer or permanent jobs.

Workforce Recruitment Program


Job Accommodation Network

The Job Accommodation Network provides free consulting services to employers regardless of the employer's workforce.

Job Accommodation Network


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

This article discusses blindness and visual impairments as they relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Common Misconceptions of Employers

This factsheet discusses common misconceptions that employers may have about hiring individuals with blindness or who have low vision.

Common Misconceptions of Employers


CSAVR – Business Relations

This resource is a collection of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) programs across the country that have united to increase employment for individuals who are blind or have low vision.

CSAVR – Business Relations


Business Guide for Working with Individuals Who are Deaf-Blind

This guide from the Hellen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults shows employers how to avoid obstacles when hiring and managing individuals who are deaf-blind.

Business Guide


Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)

A free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures.

Employer Assistance and Resource Network