Job Resources for People Living with Disabilities

Research has shown that people living with disabilities face numerous challenges in securing employment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 17.9% of people with a disability are employed. To help level the playing field we have posted a comprehensive step-by-step guide that can help people with disabilities create an impactful resume that can highlight their skills and value to potential employers. This guide includes important insight such as laws that protect their rights, workplace discrimination, and harassment to ensure they receive a fair chance at achieving their career goal. You can view the guide here: https://www.resumebuilder.com/comprehensive-resume-and-career-guide-for-people-with-disabilities/. We believe that landing a job should be fair and building the perfect resume should be simple. Our goal is to create awareness about tools and resources that can help people living with disabilities take control of their careers. 

This guide lists resources for those with disabilities who are interested in software engineering careersThere are specific resources that may help those with disabilities find jobs in computer science fields such as disability-specific job boards, scholarships, events, and more. 
 
Research shows that people with disabilities are considerably underrepresented in computer science and programming jobs despite there being many recent advancements in assistive technologies.
 
 
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