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.
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
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
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 Organization on Disabilities—employment resources and advice
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
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!)"