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These products will be particularly useful in increasing the effective participation of people with disabilities in the workforce.

Difference_of_Ability.SM.jpg A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities
DVD (Widescreen, Running Time: 52 Minutes)
Produced primarily for career counselors, A Difference of Ability uses interviews with an eclectic group of people with disabilities, employers, rehabilitation professionals, and others from across Canada to reveal the reasons why job-seekers with disabilities and employers have difficulty connecting effectively - and how that can change. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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ABLEsm.jpg ABLE: How one company's disabled workforce became the key to extraordinary success
Author: Nancy Henderson Wurst (Paperback, 207 pages)
This terrific little book testifies to the phenomenal success of Habitat International, a Tennessee-based carpet manufacturer that proactively seeks out employees with disabilities. Based on experience, they shatter the erroneous myths about employees with disabilities that are commonly-held by employers. (Click on title for more detailed information.)

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PWDfoundsm.jpg Accommodating Employees and Job Applicants With Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace
VHS Video Cassette or DVD Format (Running Time: 35 Minutes)
An excellent introduction to people with common psychiatric disabilities and how to best accommodate them in the workplace. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

Accommodating Employees and Job Applicants With Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace - DVD format

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ADAsm.gif ADA and Disability Law
VHS Video Cassette (Running Time: 36 Minutes)
Used by itself, or as part of a larger presentation, this short video is a great introduction to key employment-related facets of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It addresses not only compliance but how the ADA can be used to effectively expand a company’s pool of available talent. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

ADA and Disability Law - VHS format

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all.ways.jpg All Ways Welcome
DVD (Running Time: 20 Minutes)
Originally produced for the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation and designed to help tourism businesses make their services more accessible and welcoming to people with disabilities, “All Ways Welcome” is a fun and upbeat educational tool that revolves around the experiences of Mr. Different. It is considered to be a “classic” – one of the best disability-focused videos ever made. It has been described as the Monty Python version of disability awareness. (Note: This is the no-frills "brown bag" version - no slick commercial packaging.)

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ConversationsCitizenshipSM.jpg Conversations on Citizenship & Person-Centered Work
Edited by John O'Brien and Carol Blessing
(Paperback - 145 pages)
This thought-provoking, inspiring and oft-times challenging book is a compilation of key ideas drawn from conversations with eight individuals who have been thought-leaders in the field of disability throughout the past quarter of a century - Beth Mount, Diana Whitney, Michael Smull, Denise Bissonnette, Jack Pierpoint, Mike Green, Connie Ferrell and John O’Brien.

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disfacsm.jpg The Disability Factor: Five Simple Tools to Better Serve and Counsel People With Disabilities
Author: Shayn Anderson
(Paperback, 92 pages)
This book is a nice solid little “primer” for professionals who expect to be offering services to people with disabilities. Not complex, and based on the author’s personal experience, it gives readers a basic understanding of how to effectively work with people with disabilities. (Click on title for more detailed information.)

The Disability Factor - pdf Dowload Format
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The Disability Factor - Printed Book Format

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Entresm.gif Entrepreneurship, Self Employment and Disabilities
VHS Video Cassette or DVD Format (Running Time: 33 Minutes)
This video, profiling six small business owners with disabilities, truly stimulates some creative thinking about the opportunities for people in self-employment. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

Entrepreneurship, Self Employment and Disabilities - DVD format

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Edge.gif Get the Marketing Edge! A Job Developer's Toolkit for People with Disabilities
Author- Dale Dileo & Dawn Langton
(131-page guidebook on CD-ROM)
Hands-on information for finding jobs for people with disabilities in today's business world. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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HidTalSm.jpg Hidden Talent: How Leading Companies Hire, Retain, and Benefit from People with Disabilities
Editor: Mark L. Lengnick-Hall
(Hardcover, 168 Pages)
Based on a multi-year research project by a team of experts in human resource management, economics, and communications, Hidden Talent showcases the innovative practices of organizations that are actively hiring, training, and retaining people with disabilities--and thriving as a result. The authors reveal the roots of disability discrimination, and demonstrate the benefits, to employers and employees alike, of investing in disabled workers, featuring in-depth case examples. (Click on tite for more information.)

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inclcorpsm.jpg The Inclusive Corporation: A Disability Handbook for Business Professionals
Author: Griff Hogan.
(Paperback, 330 pages)
From product design through to retail sales and promotional advertising, this book provides solid guidance on how companies can make their products and services accessible and disability-friendly.(Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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edgesm.gif The Interviewing Edge for Job Seekers With Disabilities

DVD Format (Running Time: 21 Minutes)
A smart and entertaining video intended to help job seekers with disabilities to interview more effectively. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)


The Interviewing Edge for Job Seekers With Disabilities - DVD format

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gatesm.jpg Interviewing Job Applicants With Disabilities
(Running Time: 18 Minutes)
Intended to help employers to more effectively assess the qualifications of applicants with disabilities, this video provides a great overview of all the key disability-related factors that constitute an effective job interview. (Click on title for more detailed information.)


Interviewing Job Applicants with Disabilities - DVD

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JDHandSm.jpg The Job Developer's Handbook: Practical Tactics for Customized Employment
Authors: Cary Griffin, David Hammis, & Tammara Geary
(Softcover, 264 Pages)
This forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person's preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutions. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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JOBSEARCHSM.jpg Job Search Handbook For People With Disabilities
Author: Daniel J. Ryan
(Paperback, 270 pages)
A thorough overview of effective job search planning, from assessing your skills to keeping your job, with special consideration for disability-related concerns and issues. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)


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MakeSEworkSm.jpg Making Self-Employment Work for People with Disabilities
Authors: Cary Griffin & David Hammis
(Softcover, 242 Pages)
Self-employment is a viable option for adults with significant disabilities — and now there’s a book that gives you the guidance you need to help individuals start and maintain their own small businesses. his guidebook shows how self-employment can work and offers the realistic, practical advice needed to get a small business off to a strong start. Whether you’re a counselor, an employment specialist, or a transition professional, you’ll benefit from the comprehensive guidance and and tools in this book.(Click on Title for more detailed information.)
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MUSICsm.jpg Music Within Facilitator Guide for Diversity and Disability Training
Music Within Theatrical Release - DVD (86 Min.)
A Conversation with Richard Pimentel - DVD (Approx. 70 Min.)
Manual – 3-Ring binder format

A training package developed to use with Music Within, the major motion picture about the life of Richard Pimentel, as a platform and springboard to attitudinal change. Erroneous information and negative attitudes towards people with disabilities abound in our society. The Music Within training package can be an effective and enjoyable way to help audiences see people with disabilities in a new and more favorable light. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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interviews.jpg No More Job Interviews! Self Employment Strategies for People with Disabilities.
Author: Alice Weiss Doyel
(183 Pages, Softcover)
A comprehensive look at self-employment and entrepreneurship for people with disabilities. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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NoOneIsUnempsm.jpg No One Is Unemployable:
Creative Solutions for Overcoming Barriers to Employment

Authors: Debra Angel and Elisabeth Harney
(Soft Cover, 274 Pages)
This brilliant book outlines a ten-step process for
overcoming any barrier to employment. It provides job developers or career counselors with a ready perspective on how to frame a job-seeker's profile outside of the limitations of any employment barriers that they face. Particularly for professionals who work with job seekers with multiple barriers to employment, this book will prove to be be be an invaluable resource. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)


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OF_Rolesm Open Futures CD-ROM: Role Models for Youth with Disabilities
WIN/MAC CD-ROM This interactive CD-ROM is designed to expose students with disabilities to real Role Models and to heighten their self expectations and career goals.(Click on Title for more detailed information.)

Open Futures CD_ROM

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Open Futures Videos 1 & 2 and CD-ROM

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OF_atWorksm Open Futures: People with Disabilities at Work - Video 1
DVD Format (Running Time: 11 minutes)
For students, families and educators. Fascinating and inspiring profiles of a many people with disabilities who are thriving in a variety of careers. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

Open Futures Video 1 - DVD Format

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OF_Employeessm Open Futures: Employees with Disabilities - Video 2
VHS Video Cassette or DVD Format (Running Time: 9 minutes)
For recruiters, hiring managers, supervisors and/or coworkers. Fascinating and engaging profiles of a many people with disabilities who are thriving in a variety of careers. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

Open Futures Video 2 - DVD Format

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RTWsm.jpg Return to Work for People with Stress and Mental Illness: A Guide for the Case Manager
Author: Richard Pimentel
(Softcover - Coil-bound)
This is an excellent guide written by Richard Pimentel for the medical Case Manger working with employers, claims staff, medical care providers and patients (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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perfectlyAblesm.jpg Perfectly Able:
How to Attract and Hire Talented People with Disabilities

Authors: Lighthouse International & Jim Hasse
(Hardcover 252 pages)

More than 22 million of the almost 173 million working-age individuals in the United States have one or more disabilities. Perfectly Able offers practical guidance for companies large and small on how to hire and retain talented and motivated people from within this largely untapped pool of potential employees.


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TakingPrideSM.jpg Taking Pride In That Which Sets Us Apart
Author: Shayn Anderson
(Paperback, 90 pages)
Subtitled “A Vision Of Hope And Personal Responsibility For People With Disabilities”, it is a smart little book that asserts that people with disabilities need to embrace their disability with pride, readily acknowledge their affinity to other people with disabilities and assume a greater sense of personal responsibility for their destinies. (Click on title for more detailed information.) NEW ITEM


Taking Pride - pdf Download Format
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10COMsm.jpg The Ten Commandments of Communicating with People With Disabilities - DVD & Resource Guide
DVD (Running Time: 26 Minutes)
This is absolutely the BEST video we have ever found for effectively teaching basic disability etiquette and disability awareness! (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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WayToWork6.jpg The Way to Work

Author: Richard G Luecking 
(Soft cover, 223 pages)

Employment is one of the biggest contributors to quality of life for people with disabilities — and that means well-planned work experiences should be an integral part of transition preparation for every secondary and postsecondary school aged youth. Make that happen with this practical guide, developed to help educators, transition specialists, and employment specialists facilitate individualized, person-centered work experiences and jobs for high school students and young adults with a wide range of disabilities. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)


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ThinkCollege75.jpg Think College!

Authors: Meg Grigal and Debra Hart
(Soft cover, 323 Pages)

As the Higher Education Opportunity Act opens the door to more options and supports, more and more students with intellectual disabilities are "thinking college." That means high schools, colleges, and universities must be fully prepared to meet the needs of students with disabilities — and this comprehensive resource is just what they need. Developed by two of the most respected experts on this hot topic, this book uncovers the big picture of today's postsecondary options and reveals how to support students with disabilities before, during, and after a successful transition to college. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)


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dicsm.jpg Tools for Change: Disability Identity and Culture
DVD (Running Time: 22 Minutes, Closed Captioned) and Facilitator's Guide (soft cover, 70 pages)
Produced by Advocating Change Together, this bold and controversial video, supported by the Guide, mixes artistic expression, politics, and humor to move audiences to a deeper understanding of disability from a minority and cultural perspective. (Click on title for more detailed information.)

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PWDFOUND2sm.jpg Understanding Employees and Job Applicants with Psychiatric Disabilities
DVD (Running Time: 28 Minutes)
This video features real-life work scenarios and experts focusing on the medical and vocational aspects associated with psychiatric disabilities in the workplace. This video will help Human Resource professionals, Vocational Rehabilitation practitioners and managers support awareness and dialogue in work relationships at all levels. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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WorkRsm.jpg Working Relationships: Creating Career Opportunities for Job Seekers with Disabilities Through Employer Partnerships
Authors: Richard Luecking, Ellen Fabian, George P. Tilson
(Softcover, 304 Pages)
As employment specialists work to match employers with job seekers, they need to do more than understand the job seekers’ personal and professional goals — they also need to know exactly what the employers are looking for. That’s what Working Relationships is about: securing satisfying jobs for people with disabilities by fostering partnerships between employment specialists and businesses. A must-read for all employment service providers and for anyone interested in employment of people with disabilities. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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WorkPWDsm.jpg Working with People with Disabilities: In a Job Placement/Job Retention Environment
Author: Richard Pimentel
(Guidebook - approx. 70 Pages, Spiral Bound)
An excellent primer for people who are charged with the responsibility of finding/creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities. (Click on Title for more detailed information.)

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