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Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

The University of Denver believes in equal opportunities regardless of race, ethnicity, gender and disability.

See these resources for students with disabilities, and visit DU's Disability Services Program for more information.


General resources

ADA document portal—extensive information regarding the ADA

ADA website—Americans with Disabilities Act web site from the U.S. Department of Justice

ADDvance—resources for students with Attention Deficit Disorder

ADD—Top 10 ADHD traps in the workplace

American Council of the Blind

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)—resources for veterans with disabilities and a section of internship listings in Washington, D.C.

American Council of the Blind—has job listings.

AskJan.org — Job Accommodation Network

Bender Consulting Services—recruiting and hiring people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Careers and the disABLED Magazine

Department of Regulatory Agencies Civil Rights Division — DORA is dedicated to preserving the integrity of the marketplace and is committed to promoting a fair and competitive business environment in Colorado.

Disability resources from the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Disability.gov the federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide

Job Accommodation Network—free service providing information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities

Job-hunting guide for Colorado citizens with disabilities

National Business & Disability Council

National Center on Workforce and Disability

National Organization on Disabilities—employment resources and advice

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — Contact the EEOC if you feel you have been discriminated against in the hiring process or workplace and are not being heard by your supervisor or HR


Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADD and ADHD

Autism Society of America

Autism Society of Colorado

Entry Point!—paid summer science, engineering, mathematics, computer science and business internships

GRASP—support network for autism

Knippenberg, Patterson and Associates—Denver-area group, family and individual counseling for students with neurobehavioral disorders

Lifelong AES Inc.—counseling, psychological evaluations, specialized instruction and consultation services


We also recommend

Barbara Bissonnette's 2010 book, Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide: A neurotypical's secrets for success, which you can get through interlibrary loan or Forward Motion Coaching

Gail Hawkings' 2004 book, How to Find Work That Works for People with Asperger Syndrome—"the ultimate guide for getting people with Asperger Syndrome into the workplace (and keeping them there!)"