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  • Americans with Disabilities Act - Answers to Common Questions

    The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. This web page is designed to provide answers to some of the questions asked most often about the ADA. Content Detail

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A

    A publication by the National Council of La Raza to help safeguard Latinos in the workplace, Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A. The format of the Q & A is designed to educate Latino employees on their rights and how to combat common forms of discrimination often experienced by this group. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Working While Disabled - A Guide to Achieving Self-Support

    Describes Social Security's Plan for Achieving Self-Support. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español

Resources (5)+

  • Plan for Achieving Self-Support (SSA-545)

    A plan for achieving self--support, or PASS for short, is a plan for your future. Many people with disabilities want to work, and you're probably one of them. But maybe you need to go back to school before you can get a job. Or, maybe you'd like to start your own business, but you don't have the money. Whatever your work goal may be, a PASS can help you reach it. You may download a PASS form in PDF format from this page of the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Proyecto Vision Web Site

    Proyecto Vision is the first national initiative to connect disabled Latinos living in the U.S. to employment and career advancement. The Project includes bilingual technical assistance via a toll-free hotline, a bilingual website, newsletter and listserv, annual employment-centered trainings, and leadership development activities. The project will also build a national Latino disability network based on the regional trainings, develop unique outreach activities designed with Telemundo and the national Hispanic Radio Network, and carry out an extensive translation program focused on employment related legislation and training opportunities. Content Detail

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    Proyecto Vision
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    Spanish / Español
  • Red Book - Reference for Employment-Related Programs of Social Security Administration

    The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities. The Red Book is from the Social Security Administration web site. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities

    Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a wide array of services to persons with disabilities as they prepare for gainful employment. From application to eligibility determination, assessment to job placement, VR professionals located in 53 offices statewide focus on assisting people with disabilities to work. In addition, the following comprehensive web site resources provide information designed to help people with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Labor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services for Veterans

    Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) is the VA program that assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to achieve employment or enhance their ability to function independently at home and in the community. This web site provides more information about VR&E programs. Content Detail

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    State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Resource Center

Your Rights (4)+

  • Americans with Disabilities Act - Answers to Common Questions

    The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. This web page is designed to provide answers to some of the questions asked most often about the ADA. Content Detail

    By:
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Guide to Disability Rights Laws

    This document explains each of the Federal civil rights laws protecting people with disabilities and provides resources for disability rights information. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
  • Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A

    A publication by the National Council of La Raza to help safeguard Latinos in the workplace, Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A. The format of the Q & A is designed to educate Latino employees on their rights and how to combat common forms of discrimination often experienced by this group. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Working While Disabled ?How the Social Security Administration Can Help

    Provides basic information on working and receiving SSDI and SSI benefits. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration