Business Relations: Resources/Publications/Links

Welcome to YOUR resource library on disability in the workplace.  Shared materials are previewed here and available from your local business relations consultant. Publications are organized in topical clusters for ease of access.  Click on the category below to go directly to that topic:

We ask that you not reproduce or sell these materials for profit. You may contact Peggy Anderson, administrator of the ADRS READI-Net business relations program, to discuss further.

Or you may connect with the local business relations consultant to discuss access to the full publication.

RESOURCES

READI and ABLE Conference 2012 materials

PUBLICATIONS

Accommodations

  • The Work Book – a guide to accommodations in the workplace cross-indexed by task or function and disability
  • Disability Etiquette – a lighthearted cartoon guide to proper etiquette on specific disabilities

Brochures for Business

  • READI-Net brochure – explains Business Services
  • RAVE Brochure  - describes employee retention services for employees whose job is affected by illness, injury of disability
  • The NET Brochure - features the single point of contact to the national employment team (NET) network between businesses throughout the country and the public Vocational Rehabilitation
  • ABLE Network – describes the business-to-business 501c3 organization focused on disability issues in the workplace and the free resources available to Alabama businesses.

Data – Census – Research

Disability

  • Language and Disability – fact sheet comparing appropriate and inappropriate language when referencing disability in general or specific to a particular disability
  • Disability Myths and Misperceptionsa "fact or fiction" description of common misperceptions about disability.
  • Disability Etiquette in the Workplacedescribes situations like meeting and greeting, interviewing, and other functions when interacting with applicants, employees or customers with disabilities, along with tips about language and disability.

Emergency Preparedness

Financial Incentives and Tax Credits

Special Hiring Incentives

Success Stories 

 

WEB LINKS

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Alabama Business Leadership Employment Network

Accommodations

Assistive Technology and Accessibility

Business Partnerships

Data – Census – Research

Disability

Financial Incentives and Tax Credits

Legislative 

Special Hiring Initiatives

Veterans and Wounded Warriors