Additional Employment Resources

General

Case Study: CEO Says Hiring Deaf Workers Helped Grow Our Company: http://www.wa-emp.com/article/case-study-ceo-says-hiring-deaf-workers-helped-grow-our-company

The Benefits of Hiring and Working with Deaf Employees: Hiring hearing-impaired or otherwise disabled employees could be good for business and the work force alike. Here's why. http://ehstoday.com/safety/benefits-hiring-and-working-deaf-employees

Ready to be Heard, Society for Human Resource Management HR Magazine, September 2004, on learning to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing employees at:  http://www.shrm.org/publications/hrmagazine/editorialcontent/pages/0904tyler.aspx

Why Businesses Don't Employ People with Disabilities, Bob Peck and Lynn Trew Kirkbride, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Volume 16, Number 2 / 2001, Pages 71 - 75 at http://www.worksupport.com/resources/viewContent.cfm/476

Accommodations

The National Association for the Deaf provides a variety of resources at http://www.nad.org/issues/issues-resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free service of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy. JAN has excellent resources on accommodating deaf and hard-of-hearing employees at http://askjan.org/media/deaf.htm.

  • Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employees who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Searchable Online Accommodation Resource
  • Effective Accommodation Practices Series
  • JAN Product Listing for Deaf / Hard of Hearing Impairments
  • Organizations