Employers

Employers, human resource professionals and business managers can help make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by giving them access and opportunities for employment. Learn about disability employment policy, best practices, workplace accommodations, performance standards and more through the following resources:

BLN of Greater Kansas City is a business-to-business coalition that provides networking opportunities and shares best practices for maximizing the implementation and impact of including people with disabilities as part of a sound diversity strategy.

Disability Employment 101 and Disability Employment 101 For Your Business provide  information about ways to find qualified workers with disabilities, ways to put disability and employment research into practice and ways to model what other businesses have done to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into the workforce.

Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) provides employers with confidential, no-cost consultation, customized technical assistance and resources to support their diversity and inclusion efforts by integrating employees and veterans with disabilities into the workplace.

ADA Disability and Business National Technical Assistance Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.