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A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

Social Security Administration, U.S. Department of Justice, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2002), 2 pages
Pamphlet for people with disabilities providing a general explanation of the employment provisions of the ADA and how to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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Spanish edition available from the ADA Information Line.

Disability Employment Video Collection

Disabled World
Web site providing a collection of free videos featuring a number of topics relating to employment of persons with disabilities.
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Helping Hands

Fanlight Productions (1994), 37 minutes, open-captioned
Video emphasizing that technology, creativity, and flexibility are the keys to accommodating people with disabilities in the workplace. Tips for workplace modifications or adaptations.
Visit Fanlight Productions to purchase or rent. Or call 1-800-876-1710 or e-mail info@fanlight.com.

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Hiring Police Officers

U.S. Department of Justice (1997), 5 pages
Brief publication providing information on ADA requirements for interviewing and hiring police officers.
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Ten Employment Myths

U.S. Department of Justice, 17 minutes 
Video responding to concerns expressed by employers, explaining the ADA in common sense terms and dispelling myths about this often overlooked pool of well-qualified employees.
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