The U.S. Government has several websites related to telework and its benefits, including the Telework.gov website, which provides information about telework in the Federal Government and is run by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
- Telework.gov: U.S. Government site detailing the benefits & their support of telework
- Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency Program: Social Security is providing incentives to ALL SSDI beneficiaries to return to work
- U.S. Department of Labor – Telework for Workers With Disabilities Pilot Projects
- TeleworkTools.org: What are the Benefits of Telework/Telecommuting to the Employer?
Return to Work Resources
The websites below provide information, tools, tips, and networking opportunities for employers, employees, and those working in disability management.
- Disability Management Employer Coalition: Association of companies dedicated to integrated disability management
- Office of Disability Employment Policy: Return-to-Work Toolkit for Employees & Employers
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN): Accommodation and Compliance Series: Return-to-Work Programs
- PropertyCasualty360: 10 Costly Return to Work Mistakes
- Business Insurance: Doctors a Crucial Link in Return-to-Work Success
- The American Society of Safety Engineers: Return-to-Work Programs
- Mathematica Policy Research for the U.S. Department of Labor: Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Return-to-Work Programs
Work From Home Information
More and more people are working from home every year. Learn more about telework for disabled persons as well as work from home trends across the U.S.
- Disability.gov – Where Can I Find Information About Working From Home/Telework?
- Harvard Business Review: To Raise Productivity, Let More Employees Work From Home
Job Accommodation Information
Under Employment (Title I) of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are obligated to provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities.