Educational Resources and Laws


Indiana Legal Services (I.L.S.)
Resources for students and parents of students in Indiana, including Northeast Indiana resources.

Fetch Me a Job!
Employment service providing resources for the job seeker.

Indiana Department of Labor
Promotes the welfare of Indiana’s workforce.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Provides services and support to job seekers and employers looking to hire.

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (O.V.R.)
Assists people with disabilities to retain or obtain employment.

Locations of Indiana VR Offices
Listing of Indiana”s VR offices.

VR Policy and Procedure Manual
Policies and procedures pertaining to individuals with disabilities.


National Disability Rights Network
Information on federal programs, laws and organizations.

1998 Chartbook on Work and Disability in the U.S.
Statistics on work and disabilities in the United States population, by topic.

America’s Job Bank
On-line job listings and job resume.

Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) of 1990 – Title I
Law ensuring equality for people with disabilities in employment.

Employment Assistance Referral Network (E.A.R.N.)
Free nationwide employer service to assist with locating and recruiting qualified workers with disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (E.E.O.C.)
Website for employees to learn more about E.E.O.C. as well as the laws enforced by the agency.

Family Medical Leave Act
Entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in a 12-month period for specific family and medical reasons.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination
Questions and answers explain the laws prohibiting job discrimination, specifically addresses practices of discrimination.

A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
Answers your questions about employment rights.

Job Accommodation Network (J.A.N.)
Provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.

Job Access
Assists job-hunters with disabilities find that job!

Small Business & Self-Employment Service
Resources related to self-employment and small business options for people with disabilities.

Social Security Employment Support Programs
Programs available to assist a qualified individual during transition in the workforce until independent.

State Vocational and Rehabilitation Agencies
Find your State”s Vocational Rehabilitation in this national listing of agencies.

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