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Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership 
http://www.asperger-employment.org
Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership (ASTEP) is a non-profit organization that creates and supports programs that result in inclusive work places in the private and public sector for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and high functioning autism (HFA). ASTEP promotes awareness by educating and training large national employers about the benefits of hiring individuals with AS/HFA and the accommodations they may need. ASTEP also works with high quality vocational rehabilitation programs and large employers to implement integrated employment programs that allow employers to benefit from the special talents of employees with AS/HFA.

Building Better Conferences and Training: The Value of Virtual Events in Government 
http://api.ning.com/files/2GtxRmwiJruX22WZ3-U-lOWnjp3EZ8Bm6-mwltvuneejbPj*Y1txw*KrPZTsupQgRNd1466piS5HXc8e3q2xgKaW*Xyua9kI/VirtualEvents2013vmidres.pdf
This GovLoop Guide describes best practices for virtual events and looks at what agencies and industry vendors are currently leading the way. Virtual events can provide increased flexibility, lower costs, and increased geographic participation.

CAP: Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People with Cognitive Disabilities 
http://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/TrainingVideo.aspx?id=4
This online training from the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) explains how to accommodate individuals with memory loss, disorientation and low reading comprehension.

CAP: Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People with Dexterity Disabilities 
http://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/TrainingVideo.aspx?id=3
CAP's Online Training Module entitled "Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People with Dexterity Disabilities" provides accommodation solutions for employees with dexterity-related disabilities.

Captioning with Maccaw 
http://www.htctu.net/trainings/manuals/web/macaw.pdf
This High Tech Center Training Unit instructional manual provides guidance on the use of Macaw, a lightweight captioning tool for the synchronization of text and multimedia for the QuickTime media player only. It is Mac and PC compatible and is available at no cost.

Department of Homeland Security Training on the Employment of People with Disabilities 
http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/training/xus/crcl/employmentdisabilities/Employment_Disabilities/index.htm
This training offers Department managers and supervisors strategies, techniques, and resources to enable them to successfully hire and manage employees with disabilities.

Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration 
http://www.doleta.gov/business/
The Employment and Training Administration assists in the design and delivery of job training, employment, labor market information, and income maintenance services primarily through state and local workforce development, states, labor management organizations, employers, educational institutions, fellow federal agencies to assist workers in the skills and credentials needed to enter careers. The ETA website helps employers understand the public workforce system and how it can help their organization meet their business objectives. ETA will also help employers to get involved in their own region, where decisions are made about establishing training programs, and planning economic development.

Digital Captioning with HI-Caption 
http://www.htctu.net/trainings/manuals/web/Hi_Caption_Manual.pdf
This High Tech Center Training Unit instructional manual provides guidance on using HI-Caption for creating synchronized captions for video content.

Digital Captioning with MAGpie 
http://ncam.wgbh.org/invent_build/web_multimedia/tools-guidelines/magpie
This High Tech Center Training Unit instructional manual provides guidance on creating captions for multimedia content using MAGpie.

Disability and HR: Tips for Human Resource Professionals 
http://www.hrtips.org/
This guide provides information for Human Resource Professionals and managers on supporting and accommodating employees with disabilities from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy and Individuals with Disabilities at Cornell University’s Employment and Disability Institute.

Disability Online 
http://www.doleta.gov/disability/
Welcome to the Employment & Training Administration's Disabilities Program home page, Disability Online. The Disabilities Program develops and implements workforce disability policy and program initiatives to address structural, programmatic, and systemic employment challenges of persons with disabilities and multiple challenges to employment (including persons who are older, disabled veterans, homeless, ex-offenders, receiving TANF benefits, disconnected and disadvantaged, etc.). It provides technical assistance to the public workforce system on how to expand the capacity of the workforce system to serve persons with disabilities. ETA administers the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) to improve the education, training, and employment opportunities and outcomes of persons with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.

Employment and Disability: Employer 30-Second Training Series 
https://disability.workforce3one.org/page/tag/1001325234816231319
These training resources from the U.S. Department of Labor educate employers, hiring managers and supervisors about effective ways to hire, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities. The training includes an Employer Resource Guide.

JAN's All About JAN 
http://webcast.askjan.org/allaboutjan/
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) released the third in a series of fully-accessible "Just-in-Time" training modules. Titled "All About JAN," this 12 minute training module and accompanying transcript and handout provide an overview of JAN, a free, confidential service of ODEP. The module and supporting documents can be found in JAN's Multimedia Training Library.

Job Accommodation Network- Multimedia Training Library 
http://askjan.org/training/library.htm
The JAN Multimedia Training Library provides training resources for JAN's users on issues involving workplace accommodations for people with disabilities.

Leveling the Playing Field; Attracting, Engaging, and Advancing People with Disabilities 
http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1292&context=edicollect
This Cornell University resource includes information on creating a workplace that enables people with disabilities to thrive and advance.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/
The Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible employment data. ODEP provides funding for services such as AskEARN and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN). The ODEP website has information for employers on the latest news on disability employment policy, events, resources, toolkits, and contact information for technical assistance support centers such as EARN.

Overview: Planning Web Accessibility Training 
http://www.w3.org/WAI/training/Overview.html
W3C training resource pages outlining strategies and resources which can be useful in preparing training sessions on web accessibility

Planning Accessible and Inclusive Conferences and Events 
http://www.serviceandinclusion.org/index.php?page=access
Keep these tips in mind from National Service Inclusion Project while planning your upcoming National Disabilty Employment Awareness Month events for October to ensure an accessible event.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention (Virginia Commonwealth University) 
http://www.worksupport.com/index.cfm
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention provides information and case studies which describe the process of employment support, and how employment supports can be effectively integrated by employers.

Webinar Provides Tour of Services Offered by the Employer Assistance and Resource Network 
http://askearn.org/m-archive.cfm#2012-01-12_webinar
A recent Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) webinar provides an overview of its services, and an archived version is now available online.

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