On the Job: Web Help

Reprinted from PN January 2001
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A government Web site now includes features that help employers do a better job hiring workers with disabilities.

The Web site, , offers a vast array of resources, including information about health, housing, education, transportation, recreation, and employment. The new Employers' Resource section provides access to help for recruiting, hiring, and making easy, low-cost accommodations for employees with disabilities.

As of mid-November, more than 120,000 people had accessed the site. listed as one of the 100 most useful Web services in America. A recent study by the Harris Research Group indicates that adults with disabilities spend twice as much time on the Internet as do individuals without disabilities. The survey also found that adults with disabilities are much more likely to report that the Internet has significantly improved the quality of their lives.


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