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Welcome to the Inglis disability resource center. We've created this section to provide a wide range of resources for people with physical disabilities, their loved ones and their caregivers. Simply select a category below to view a list of related websites and select the site that you wish to visit. Please note that these links will open in a new tab/window.

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Access & Assistive Technology

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ABLEDATA is a federally funded project providing information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to those within the United States.

Provides education and consultation about strategies, precedents and best practices that go beyond legal requirements to design places, things, communications and policies that enable everyone, regardless of disability, to participate fully in society.

Canine Companions For Independence (CCI) is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

The National Cristina (NCF) is a not-for-profit organization that supports training through donated technology. NCF's mission is to provide computer technology and solutions to give people with disabilities, students at risk and economically disadvantaged people the opportunity to lead more independent and productive lives.

The International Association of Assistance Dog Partners educates and provides information on service dogs, allowing people with disabilities to benefit from assistance dog-partnerships.

The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology is a statewide, non-profit organization that extends low interest loans to people with disabilities so that they can purchase adaptive devices and services.

Rehability is a contemporary online lifestyle store for people of all ages and ability levels. Offering products ranging from apparel, adaptive equipment and much more, Rehability inspires life solutions, adaptations, strategies, education and options. Made possible through Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, Rehability helps people with physical disabilities enjoy life while incorporating any special needs have.

Ride-Away provides wheelchair vans and wheelchair van modifications including hand controls, wheelchair and scooter lifts and ramps, raised doors and lowered floors.

USA TechGuide – a program of United Spinal Association – is a webguide to wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and assistive technology choices. You can read and submit wheelchair reviews, mobility scooter reviews, wheelchair cushion reviews, standing device reviews, and search The TechGuide for all kinds of assistive equipment.


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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is the largest national non-profit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for the more than 56 million Americans with disabilities. AAPD works with other disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy ensuring the self determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in society.

Disabled Peoples International is a network of national organizations of people with disabilities established to promote human rights through the full participation and equalization of opportunity and development.

Founded in 1979 by people with disabilities, the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities. Their work includes legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.

The Center for Disability Law and Policy provides advocacy to individuals with disabilities throughout Pennsylvania. This includes assisting them to ensure the protection of their rights under the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

An international organization, based in Stockholm, Sweden, that serves self-help organizations of people with disabilities who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect. They offer training materials, technical assistance and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation and peer support.

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) is a not-for-profit corporation that specializes in providing free legal services to low-income people with physical disabilities in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. LCD represents clients who cannot afford the services of an attorney in a wide variety of matters. Through LCD's services, it promotes equal access to justice for persons with disabilities and assists them in becoming more independent through the vehicle of the law.

The National Organization on Disability promotes the full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.

A congressionally-chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the needs of veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. PVA advocates for quality healthcare for members, research education addressing spinal cord injury and dysfunction, military benefits and civil rights and opportunities that maximize the independence of members.

The TASH (formerly the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps) mission is to eliminate physical and social obstacles that prevent equity, diversity and quality of life. It is an international advocacy association of people fighting for a society in which the inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.

The World Institute on Disability (WID) is a nonprofit research, public policy and advocacy center dedicated to promoting the civil rights and full societal inclusion of people with disabilities. WID's work focuses on employment and economic development, accessible health care and personal assistance services, inclusive technology design and international disability and development.


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AHEAD is the premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education. An international resource, AHEAD promotes leadership and exemplary practices, provides professional development and disseminates information and resources through partnership and collaboration. AHEAD addresses current and emerging issues related to disability, education and accessibility to achieve universal access.

The University of Pennsylvania is committed to providing equal educational opportunities for all students, including students with disabilities. The Office of Student Disabilities Services serves students from all of Penn's undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. It provides comprehensive, professional services and programs for students with disabilities to ensure equal academic opportunities and participation in university-sponsored programs.

General Support

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The Conill Institute is a non-profit organization, based in Philadelphia, that develops educational programs to help patients, families, care partners and employers deal more effectively with chronic illness.

The Association of Pennsylvania Nonprofit Senior Services represents over 370 nonprofit providers of long-term care and housing services Pennsylvanians. The Association is committed to helping its members provide quality care efficiently and effectively for the individuals and families they serve.


Top ↑ provides information on issues facing men with disabilities and their families. Specific information for parents caring for children with physical and mental disabilities is also provided.'s mission is to bring together current and accurate information on health and other issues of interest to women in wheelchairs. includes a link to a forum where women with disabilities can ask questions and share information.


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Concrete Change is an international effort to make all homes visitable. People who use wheelchairs, walkers or those that are impaired by stiffness, weakness or balance problems are blocked by steps at the entrance of most homes. Concrete Change offers resources to make necessary accessibility modifications in the home environment.

The National Fair Housing Advocate is an online resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general public with timely news and information regarding issues surrounding housing discrimination. The website provides the latest news in fair housing practices and legislative descisions.

Fair Housing Accessibility First is a new initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act's accessibility design and construction requirements. The program consists of a comprehensive training curriculum, as well as a toll-free information line and website designed to provide technical guidance to the public.

This site offers a comprehensive guide to housing and mortgages for people with disabilities. It covers terminology, the process of buying a house, financial assistance and more.

Established by the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development in 1999, the Disability Technical Assistance Program (TAP) provides the latest information on accessible housing, fair housing law and other matters of interest to organizations concerned about housing rights and opportunities for people with disabilities in Philadelphia.

The Disability Opportunity Fund acts as a communication conduit for banks, insurance companies, Community Development and Financial Institution funds and service providers who wish to do more to support the disabilities market, but lack the know how. In 2011, Inglis co-sponsored a regional conference with the DOF in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank.


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American DanceWheels Foundation brings partner dancing to people of all abilities, and enables wheelchair users to dance with able-bodied partners.

ARTREACH, Inc. is a non-profit organization in the Philadelphia area that joins the arts and special audiences. ARTREACH works with people with physical and mental disabilities, economically disadvantaged and the elderly to enable access to museums, performing arts events and many other cultural opportunities throughout the Delaware Valley.

The Adaptive Sports Association helps to enrich and transform the lives of people with disabilities through sports. By working with students to overcome physical and cognitive challenges in a supportive environment, ASA helps students to give disability a possibility.

Audacity Magazine is an online news and entertainment magazine geared toward the disability community in the United States and the world. Audacity covers issues pertaining to life with a disability. Audacity Magazine's staff is made up entirely of people with disabilities.

Since 1985, has been designing accessible holidays and escorting groups on accessible vacations exclusively for slow walkers and wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends. The site offers resources for personally escorted tours that focus on continued learning, naturalism and cultural intrigue.

Worldwide Disabled Holiday's resources include accommodation, car rentals, transport, travel agencies, equipment rental and nursing care.

A collaborative program of Indiana University and the National Park Service, the National Center on Accessibility is the nation's premiere resource promoting access for people with disabilities in recreation. Over the last decade, NCA has played a critical role in increasing awareness of inclusion of people with disabilities in parks, recreation and tourism while advancing the spirit and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act and other disability legislation. is the website for New Mobility Magazine and the leading online resource for disability culture and lifestyle. offers research and communication tools for anyone with an interest in disability issues

This National Park Service's website showcases trails, activities and other features that are accessible at the National Park System nationwide.

Pals for Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing companion animal programs for people with disabilities and the elderly. Its mission is to have pets and people help each other live happier, healthier, more fulfilled lives.

Pegasus Riding Academy is the only program in Philadelphia offering therapeutic horseback riding for people with severe disabilities.

The Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality (SATH) is an educational non-profit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad. Members include travel professionals, consumers with disabilities and other individuals and corporations.


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The Disability History Project is a community history project that welcomes participation. This is an opportunity for people with disabilities to reclaim their history and determine how to define themselves. People with disabilities have an exciting and rich history that should be shared with the world.

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress to enhance the quality of life for all Americans with disabilities and their families. NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs, practices and procedures that guarantee equal opportunities for all individuals with disabilities.

Disabled Discounts highlights discounts available to people with disabilities. Examples include discounts from local, state and federal entities as well as from private corporations, stores, organizations and other sources. To help cover costs, the site carries a subscription fee of $25 per year, covering one state; additional states can be added at a reduced rate.

Paws with a Cause trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities and provides lifetime training and support that encourages independence.


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The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) supports health promotion and wellness initiatives for people with disabilities at the federal, state and local levels. AAHD strives to reduce the incidence of secondary conditions in people with disabilities, as well as reduce health disparities between people with disabilities and the general population. AAHD achieves its mission through research, education, public awareness and advocacy.

Ability Online is a free internet community where children and youth with disabilities or illnesses and their parents can meet others like them, make friends from all over the world, share their hopes and fears, and find role models and mentors.

The National Center for an Accessible Society is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Its goal is to focus public attention on disability and independent living issues by providing disabilities information to journalists.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, going to the movies, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, exercising at the health club or having their car serviced at a local garage. The ADA website offers valuable information and resources on standards for businesses, travel, communication and leisure to name a few. is your resource for complete information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

AHEAD is the premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education. An international resource, AHEAD promotes leadership and exemplary practices, provides professional development and disseminates information and resources through partnership and collaboration. AHEAD addresses current and emerging issues related to disability, education and accessibility to achieve universal access.

A result of the New Freedom Initiative, is a comprehensive online resource specifically designed to provide people with disabilities with information on subjects including civil rights, education, employment, housing, health, income support, technology, transportation and community life. is an online resource directory that offers many web links to services for people with disabilities. Resources on the ADA, accessible housing, business and finance, education, travel, parenting and caregiving are just a few of the resources found at

The Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy (CSADP) provides public education, leadership development and training, technical assistance and information dissemination, and conducts action-research and analysis of public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Disability Resources, inc. is a non-profit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently. disseminates information about books, pamphlets, magazines, newsletters, videos, databases, government agencies, non-profit organizations, telephone hotlines and online services that provide free, inexpensive or hard-to-find information to help people with disabilities live independently. has been providing information, support and resources to parents with disabilities since 1996. For too long, people with disabilities had been told that having families of their own was not an option. The truth is, though, that they have always been parents, and as our society evolves, more and more of them will have access to that opportunity. If you are a parent with a disability, a person with a disability who is planning to become a parent, or a nondisabled partner of a disabled parent, this site is for you.

For over 35 years, the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) has helped older people and people with disabilities find equipment solutions that enable them to lead independent lives. DLF aims to help people achieve greater mobility and independence and to confront barriers that exclude them from living a full and productive life at home, at work and in their leisure time. The website offers information on assistive devices and mobility equipment.

Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 80 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

Elwyn Inc., formerly the Elwyn Institute, is a not-for-profit human services organization serving children and adults with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities. Elwyn's programs are offered in Philadelphia area schools, community sites, workplaces and individual homes. Elwyn's aim is to provide opportunities for people with various challenges and disabilities to build independent, meaningful lives within their communities.

The Family Center is a resource designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. They offer a range of information and services on the subject of assistive technologies. Whether you're an organization, a parent, an educator, or an interested friend, you'll find information that supports you in your efforts to bring the highest quality education to children with disabilities.

The Office on Disability was created by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in 2002. It oversees the implementation and coordination of disability programs, policies and special initiatives for persons with disabilities.

Liberty Resources is a non-profit, consumer-driven organization in Philadelphia that advocates and promotes independent living for people with disabilities. More than 50% of their Board of Directors as well as 50% of their employees are people with disabilities.

Established in 1995, the National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research performs research, technical assistance and demonstration activities focusing on the dissemination and utilization of disability research funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

NICHCY is the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities. NICHCY's special focus is children and youth from birth to age 22. NICHCY offers information on specific disabilities, special education and related services for children in school, individualized education programs, disability organizations, professional associations and more.

Rehability is a contemporary online lifestyle store for people of all ages and ability levels. Offering products ranging from apparel, adaptive equipment and much more, Rehability inspires life solutions, adaptations, strategies, education and options. Made possible through Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, Rehability helps people with physical disabilities to enjoy life while incorporating their special needs.

Easter Seals' mission is to create solutions that change lives of children and adults with disabilities or other special needs and their families. Locally, Easter Seals serves children through an Approved Private School, special classrooms, summer programs, recreational programs, parent and infant programs, early intervention programs and various outpatient speech, physical and occupational therapy programs.

The Sierra Group Foundation has been established for the purpose of reversing the rate of unemployment among people with disabilities. The Foundation works toward this mission by making scholarships available for people with disabilities to obtain education, by supporting research on accessible technology in the workplace, and by publishing findings that support public and professional awareness on best practices.

Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits. (Note that the site is not fully Section 508 compliant)

WheelchairNet is a virtual community that is inhabited, visited and managed by people who have an interest in wheelchairs, wheelchair technology and how wheelchairs can best serve the needs of people who use them.

Whirlwind Wheelchair International works to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society. In order to fulfill this mission, WWI seeks to give wheelchair riders a central role in all of its projects and activities.

Spinal Cord Injury

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Founded in 1985, the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami School of Medicine, is the world's largest, most comprehensive research center dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis that results from spinal cord injury.

The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) encourages and supports research to develop effective treatments and a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders. The Foundation allocates a portion of its resources to grants that improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

The Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia is a 59-bed pediatric orthopetic hospital providing a complete range of specialized medical and rehabilitation services at no charge to children with orthopetic problems or spinal cord injury.

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association's mission is to educate, motivate and empower survivors of spinal cord injury and disease through a toll-free help line, national chapters and support groups to achieve and maintain higher levels of independence and personal fulfillment.

United Spinal Association is a national disability rights and veterans service organization founded in 1946, providing service to thousands of members across the United States. United Spinal Association provides expertise, creates access to resources and strengthens hope, thereby enabling people with spinal cord injuries and disorders to fulfill their potential as active members of their communities.

Support Organizations

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The mission of The ALS Association (ALSA) is to find a cure for and improve living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. The association provides research, patient and community services, public education and advocacy while providing help and hope to those facing the disease.

The mission of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association is to help people live with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), advocate for ALS patients and caregivers and support research into the cause, cure and treatment of ALS. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter leads the way in the pursuit of the Association's mission by providing patient and family support, raising funds for research, increasing public awareness, educating lay and healthcare communities and advocating for people with ALS and increased funding research.

The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences. The ACA includes individual amputees, amputee education and support groups for amputees, professionals, family members and friends of amputees, and amputation or limb loss related agencies and organizations. One of the objectives of the ACA is to develop accurate information about the U.S. population of amputees in order to best represent these constituents to government, industry and the world.

Chester County Disability Services (Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County, Inc.) provides individualized and targeted programs to help reduce the social isolation of people with physical disabilities and help them live as independently as possible.

HelpHOPELive is a national nonprofit organization that enables individuals and families to use community-based fundraising to meet uncovered medical expenses related to catastrophic injury, including spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.  Drawing on decades of experience, HelpHOPELive offers personalized fundraising guidance, customized fundraising materials, free web pages for online fundraising as well as tax deductibility and fiscal accountability for donors.

Located in Baltimore, the League for People with Disabilities is a leader among rehabilitative service providers, offering a continuum of services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities directly, and through effective partnerships with community organizations. Programs include Adult Medical Day, Autism Services, Camping & Therapeutic Recreation, Vocational Services, and a Wellness Center.

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to prevent threats to babies' health.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans. MDA combats neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education.

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ (formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis) is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.

The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) was established in 1967 as an international body linking the activities of National MS Societies around the world. The Federation seeks to work in world-wide partnership with member societies and the international scientific community to eliminate multiple sclerosis and its consequences, and to speak out globally on behalf of those affected by MS.

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. MSAA provides ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS and those close to them. [MSAA also serves to promote greater understanding of the needs and challenges of those who face physical obstacles.]

The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS. The Society and its chapters nationwide promote research, educatation, advocacy and organize a wide range of programs including support for the newly diagnosed and those living with MS.

The Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA) serves the 70,000 adults and children who live with spina bifida. Since 1973, SBAA has served as the nation's only voluntary health agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with spina bifida through education and information resources.

UCP of Philadelphia provides direct services to over 2,800 adults, children and families, as well as information and referral support to another 3,400 area residents. Incorporated in 1946, UCP serves people with a variety of disabilities including cerebral palsy, head trauma, stroke and spinal cord injury. UCP offers recreational, social and residential services through programs for children and adults.

United Disabilities Services, headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, provides in-home personal care, independent living support, and personal development and enrichment for individuals with disabilities and the elderly. These services enable them to take control of their lives and live in the comfort of their own homes.


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The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) provides individualized services to assist people with disabilities to pursue, obtain and maintain satisfactory employment.

Interested in hiring a person with a disability? Want to find out if the building improvements you just made can qualify as a tax deduction or a tax credit? Well, if so, this might be the resource for you. This website was developed as an informational tool to assist employers in hiring and retaining qualified workers with disabilities.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.

Just One Break, Inc. (JOB) is the nation's oldest not-for-profit, no-fee employment placement service for people with disabilities that has been helping people them find jobs and lead productive lives since 1947. JOB finds competitive employment for people with disabilities through partnerships with companies in all industries.

Knowbility is a national non-profit organization based in Austin, Texas, that is dedicated to providing educational and employment opportunities in information technology for people with disabilities. Knowbility has developed a training curriculum for accessible web page design and presents these trainings as part of their Accessible Internet Rally (AIR) events.

RecruitDisability Job Board

A program of the Sierra Group Foundation, the self serve portal site was designed to augment the job search demands of businesses trying to meet the 7% Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) hiring goal by becoming the one site to search for qualified candidates and where a candidate can search and apply for positions 24/7. serves all job seekers: Every American with a disability can choose to self disclose then use our job board to search, post a resume and get a job. The site provides free tools for candidates and Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) professionals to build resumes and is free for all job seekers with disabilities and to public and private VR Placement Professionals.

Located in center city Philadelphia, The Sierra Group Academy serves regional job seekers with disabilities as they endeavor to gain skills and accommodations to enter or re-enter employment. The Sierra Group Academy is a Program of The Sierra Group Foundation.

The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace.

The Virginia Commonwealth University Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) on Workplace Supports and Job Retention studies what is most effective for assisting individuals with disabilities to maintain employment and advance their careers.