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Rights and Responsibilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is against the law for certain businesses to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 also prohibits discrimination in employment. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) of 2014 forbids discrimination in employment or in provision of services by any organization that receives Federal funding …

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National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

NCWD/Youth is website full of information about employment and youth with disabilities. Their partners are experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development. Here are just a few things to check out on this site: A Young Person’s Guide to Health Care Transition is about making the transition from pediatric to adult health care. Taking charge of your health care …

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The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM)

The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM) is  the central repository for training resources in vocational rehabilitation and is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The NCRTM offers the vocational rehabilitation and education communities an opportunity to contribute new knowledge to their specific fields and gain visibility for their work.

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Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD)

The Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) is charged with coordinating and improving the delivery of services to individuals with disabilities in the state of Maryland. MDOD Website Phone: Voice (410) 767-3600  |  Toll Free/ TTY/Voice: 1-(800) 637-4113 Address: 217 E. Redwood Street, Suite 1300 Baltimore, Maryland 21202 By working collaboratively with all State government agencies, MDOD provides advocacy and guidance …

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Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work. It is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation (VR) program and the Disability Determination Services (DDS). It also provides services to Maryland businesses.  DORS’ Website |  DORS’ Facebook Phone: 410-554-9442 or 888-554-0334 toll free Videophone: 443-798-2840 (DEAF/HARD of HEARING ONLY) Learn more …