Easterseals is “All In for Disability Equity” and leads the way in building inclusive, equitable work environments for people with disabilities. See our Five Powerful Reasons to Hire People with Disabilities.

Title I of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against people with disabilities. Former Senator Tom Harkin (D, IA), who introduced this landmark legislation, was recognized by Easterseals DC MD VA with the Advocacy Award in 2012. Learn more about the Past, Present, and Future of the ADA.

Easterseals DC MD VA Employment Services for People with Disabilities

Easterseals Disability Staffing Network (EDSN) helps people with disabilities find long-term, meaningful employment. EDSN is an approved employment agency through Ticket to Work, a free and voluntary program for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries ages 18 to 64.

The Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) assists veterans and their spouses, including those with service-related disabilities, in finding civilian employment. Skilled job coaches help veterans connect their military experience and their passion to forge a new career path. VSN works with employers to place candidates in direct hire, temp-to-hire, and contract positions.

Additional Resources

Americans With Disabilities Act
Visit the official government website for the ADA.

Ticket to Work
Visit the Social Security Administration (SSA) website for the Ticket to Work program.

The Red Book 2020
Read the SSA’s full summary of employment supports for people with disabilities.

Employees' Practical Guide to Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Get the Job Accommodation Network guide to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. How to Report Your Wages Report your earned income to prevent overpayments from Social Security.