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Employers can utilize these resources to learn about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, how to foster inclusion in the workplace, how they can support an employee with a disability, information about relevant tax credits, local area disability resources, and other topics related to disability and employment.

If you are a Wyoming Employer and would like to talk more in depth about hiring people with disabilities and/or set up a time to meet in person, please contact us.

Resources

Laws, Policy Development, Advocacy

Rocky Mountain ADA Center - Get information and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act throughout our region of Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota

Disability.gov - Resources for people with disabilites

The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) - Supports Employment First to facilitate the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community

Technical Assistance

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) - Provides free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues

Employee Assistance and Resource Network for Disability Inclusion (EARN) - Helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) - Provides assistance to individuals with disabilities, their families, professionals, and University of Wyoming students through education, training, community services, and early intervention

Campaign for Disability Employment - Resources for employers who want more information about good workplace practices for its employees, including those with disabilities

Accessible Technology Action Steps - Resources to help employers make technology accessible in the workplace

Independent Living

Center for Independent Living (CIL) - A consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential private nonprofit agency that provides an array of independent living services. A CIL provides core services some of which are: information and referral, individual and systems advocacy, peer counseling and transition of youth with significant disabilities after completion of secondary education to postsecondary life. Wyoming's CILs also provide a transportation program

Wyoming Services for Independent Living (WSIL) - Counties served: Sweetwater, Sublette, Teton, Uinta, Lincoln, Fremont, Hot Springs, Washakie, WRIR and Park

Wyoming Independent Living (WIL) - Counties served: Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Laramie, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan and Weston

Workplace Incentive Programs

Specific Information about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Work Incentive Programs - Helping people with disabilities receiving Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to work and still receive monthly payments and Medicare or Medicaid

Tax benefits for businesses that have employees with a disability

Workplace Inclusion

Think Beyond the Label - Works to increase employment for qualified job seekers with disabilities

Business Leadership Network (BLN) - Helps businesses drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace

Uinta County Business Leadership Network - Driving Success through disability inclusion

Talent ​A​c​​quisition ​P​ool - An online system which includes both a national talent pool of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) candidates looking for employment and a job posting system for businesses looking to hire individuals with disabilities

Disability Specific Resources

Benefit Information

WYABLE - ABLE Accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain public benefits programs, like Medicaid or SSI