NOD Shares Resources on Employment for PWD's and Wounded Warriors

October 31, 2012
Source: National Organization on Disability


Through our signature employment programs, Bridges to Business and Wounded Warrior Careers, NOD is working with corporate, community and military partners to develop and test creative solutions to disability employment issues.  


As National Disability Employment Awareness Month comes to a close, NOD is pleased to share our findings on how to effectively tap into the unique creativity, resilience and dedication of America's largest minority group. Below is a sampling of those resources.


For more information, visit our Research and Publications page located on our website.




Evaluation of NOD's Bridges to Business Program at Lowe's, by Rutgers University

This two-page slick sheet highlights the critical success factors that supported Lowe's effective disability employment program.



Veteran Return to Careers Report

Findings regarding the career interests and support needs of severely injured veterans, particularly those with Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury.



Hiring America's Best

Toolkits with information to help make workplaces a welcoming, productive and satisfying place for returning veterans and transitioning service members.



Recruiting Students with Disabilities

This document highlights best practices for companies seeking to recruit students with disabilities including tips for appealing to students with disabilities and making your company disability-friendly.



Identifying and Selecting a Community Rehabilitation Partner

This brief outlines steps for employers choosing a vendor to help source job candidates with disabilities.




About Us


The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation of America's 56 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Today, NOD focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 79 percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.