The employment rights of Federal workers with disabilities have been protected since the Rehabilitation Act was passed in 1973. When it was signed into law in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) extended civil rights protections to workers with disabilities in the private sector. For information about how the ADA protects your employment rights, click here.
The whole question of employment is a complicated one for most disabled people. The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation can offer assessment, training services, job placement and more. Click here to learn more.
If you are working a full time job and would like to learn more about keeping your Medicaid coverage by paying a monthly premium click here.
For information about benefits counseling, click here.
For information about Social Security, click here.
Many people with disabilities work part time, and because of that, they are not eligible for employer sponsored benefits. If you are disabled, and you work but do not have benefits, click here to find out how to purchase Medicaid.