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In this section you'll find resources related to with visual or other impairments and employment, finding a job, and other tools to help in being a productive member of the workforce. All links are organized alphabetically. If you are looking for other types of resources check out the Resources overview page.

Agrability - Online Toolbox - The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities is a resource that contains assistive technology solutions for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities.

Career Resources for Americans with Disabilities by JobHero.com - if you’re looking for a job, you’ll find plenty of trustworthy resources to help you in your search, including information about public policy, employer compliance, and issues facing disabled individuals in the workforce. Advocacy groups, government agencies, and informative articles. Helpful tools for employers also.

disABILITY Job Training and Placement Resources - disablity resource pages for employment

Disability Rights NC Employment Resources - A list of employment resources provided by Disability Rights North Carolina, the Protection and Advocacy System of North Carolina.

DSB Vocational Rehabilitation Services - If vision and hearing loss has prevented you from finding or keeping a job, services provided through a  might be of assistance. The services that you receive are based on your individual needs and are designed to help you reach your job goal.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services NC - provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services to people with disabilities.

Everybody Works NC - is a campaign for the North Carolina disability community to create more jobs and job oriented educational opportunities. Information is divided into employers looking to hire people with disabilities; people with disabilities looking for employment; and how to promote jobs for people with disabilities in North Carolina.

Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment - general explanations of a person’s rights under the ADA, requesting and understanding reasonable accommodations, and when to file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Online Accessible Tax Forms and Services - The Internal Revenue Service offers content in a variety of file formats to accommodate people who use assistive technology such as screen reading software, refreshable Braille displays, and voice recognition software.

Learn How to Become - Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities - This covers how to find a job that is a good fit, how to work through challenges and rights with employers, how to find jobs that can accommodate individuals with disabilities, and how to disclose a disability. 

North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) - NCATP has services that can help employers and employees in private and public settings to accommodate needs for technology that helps people do their jobs or become employed.

RLCB - RLCB's mission is to empower people who are blind and visually impaired achieve social and economic equality.  RLCB strives to provide employment opportunities, skill training and services to help enable professional growth.

Where the Blind Work - from the National Federation of the Blind a resource page that looks at the kinds of work blind people are doing,  how do they do it and why an employer should hire a blind person. It offers an overview of good careers for those with visual impairment.

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