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Explore the sections below to find general resources to help the disabled community.

Computer Resources

For information about Medicare and Medicaid, visit our Social Security Resource page 

Computer Resources


Free or Discounted Computers – check your eligibility


You may qualify for a discount on your monthly Internet bill and possibly a discounted computer or tablet. Eligibility is based on income or participating in certain federal assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, and more.


Start from the beginning and learn more about emailing, documents, spreadsheets, and more. Free, online, self-paced lessons – complete them as you have time!

Work at Home Resources


Search for remote work with companies that hire disabled individuals


Connecting employers with disabled candidates


Job site specifically for disabled individuals 


Consistently updated with new remote positions

Job Search Resources


Curriculum developed by the Office of Disability Employment focused on teaching soft skills, or workforce readiness skills. Although targeted at youth, can be helpful if needing to brush up.


Using this guide, you will find information on how to find the right job, your rights under the ADA, more than 50 careers for people with disabilities, top job sites for the disabled community, and more!


It is your decision whether you inform your employer that you are disabled. It you make that decision; there are a few things you can use to your advantage. If you are a client of ours, your employer can qualify for a tax credit between $2,400 – $9,600 by hiring you as a member of one of the WOTC targeted groups.


Guidance for every step of your career journey from the leader of diversity recruitment.


Click on your state to find jobs posted to your state’s workforce development site.


The Federal Government actively recruits and hires persons with disabilities. The Schedule A Hiring Authority is a special hiring authority for persons with disabilities. A Path to Success can provide you with a Schedule A Letter for some positions within the federal government.


Federal agencies use USAJOBS to host job openings and match qualified applicants to those jobs. As the federal government’s official employment site, USAJOBS helps the right people find the right jobs.


The US Army hires a great deal of civilians, and many of their jobs are accessible.

Self-Employment Resources


This is a great place to start and to bookmark! Find the locations closest to you to use as an invaluable resource when pursuing self-employment.


Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Learn more about each of these steps here!


A business plan is critical for any entrepreneur and business owner. 100% free and highly customizable business plan template available from GoDaddy.com


This publication from the IRS discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. Enter “535” in the search bar and hit Search. Select the correct tax year to find that year’s regulations. 


Your one stop tax center for information, resources, and forms needed for your small business or self-employment venture.

A Plan to Achieve Self-Support can be used if you have a specific business or self-employment goal you want to achieve and need help purchasing the items or services you need.

This can include start-up costs, marketing expenses, inventory costs, business insurance, technology needed, office supplies, tools, etc.

You will have to submit a separate business plan along with your PASS Plan. A Path to Success can provide you with a lot of helpful resources, including business plan templates and referrals to mentors to help you with your starting your own business.

Please check out our PASS Plan page to learn more about the PASS Plan and how you can use it to help fund your own path to success!

School Resources


Learn more about filling out FAFSA, the Free Application for Student Aid so you can receive as much financial assistance as possible.


A program from the Department of Labor that helps targeted individuals find training opportunities to help them get back to work.


List of free, general online learning sites, continuing education courses, organizational tools, videos and webinars.


Learn more about a program that can provide you with up to $4,000/year in grant funding if you agree to teach at a low-income elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency. 


With many disability scholarships out there, regardless of their requirements, all you have to know is where to begin searching.

The PASS Plan is a Social Security application that you fill out and submit to SSA requesting some extra financial assistance each month, to help you pay for your schooling/training expenses while you are going to school. A Path to Success will provide you with the application, step-by-step instructions on filling it out, and the contact information for the SSA employee to which it is submitted for approval. It requires a lot of time and effort on your part, but can definitely be worth it!

Please check out our PASS Plan page to learn more about the PASS Plan and how you can use it to help fund your own path to success!

Assistive Technology


Learn everything you need to know about assistive technology from the Assistive Technology Industry Association


Leaders in the assistive technology (AT) industry, provide products and services that enhance benefits and opportunities for persons with disabilities.


A free screen reader for Windows, enabling blind or vision impaired people to easily access computers.


Covered by Medicare/Medicaid and Private Insurance as a durable medical device. Receive help through the process of completing documentation with an advisor.

Home Ownership/Rental


A federal program assisting low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals to find and afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply.


A special type of matched savings account that’s designed to help lower-income individuals and households achieve their financial goals, including purchasing their first home.


Find your state’s HUD website which should have helpful local resources for those first-time home buyers, current homeowners, and renters alike.


A resource guide designed to help those fighting for fair and affordable housing in their communities have an even greater impact.


Great article including things to look out for, understanding your rights, and more!

Miscellaneous Resources


Click on your state to find the contact information for your state’s SNAP information including website, phone, and office locations. 


Program serves Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries who want to work by helping to remove barriers to employment.


Learn more about special tax rules and see if free tax preparation assistance is available.


Detailed information about job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act including examples and resources on requesting job accommodations.


Keep up-to-date on disability and health policy and programs.


Search by specialty, insurance plans, zip codes, and more.

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