International Experience and Best Practice

A selection of relevant articles and handbooks from around the world

The Northern Ireland based Employment Advocacy Service has created a series of 'Quick Guides' including "Getting into Work: Reasonable Adjustments & Positive Action" and "Telling an Employer about your Disability"

US Website – US Department of Energy: Recruiting People with Disabilities

UK Website - Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people.

NI Website - The Forum is a network of employers—drawn from the public, private, and voluntary sectors—working to promote training and employment opportunities and accessibility for people with disabilities as employees and customers.

US Website, Virgina Commonwealth University. Recruiting Qualified People with Disabilities.

US Website - The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.


Employment and Disability: back to work strategies.

Business Council of Australia – Recognising ability.

Us Website – US department of Labour, Office of Disability Employment Policy.

Spanish Wesbite: The main objective of Fundación ONCE is to carry out job-training integration and employment programs for persons with disabilities, and global accessibility, promoting the creation of environments, products and services that are globally accessible.

UK Government Site

Toolkit for employers. Whitehouse paper “Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining and Promoting People with Disabilities - A resource guide for Employers”

US Small Business Association

International labour Organisation

This is not an exhaustive list - please do email us at if you have any suggestions of other organisations that could be included.