Mission

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) increases employment opportunities for Americans with disabilities. Our programs and services enable companies to realize the competitive advantages of hiring people with disabilities.

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NOD EMPLOYMENT TRACKER™

Use our free assessment to benchmark your organization’s disability employment policies and practices against the 200+ companies in the pool. Your company will be eligible for the NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal.

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LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Join NOD’s peer-to-peer executive network. Build relationships. Learn about effective practices. Access the latest data. Get one-on-one help from NOD’s inclusion experts. Become an employer of choice for people with disabilities. 

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SERVICES

Using data from the Tracker, NOD will help advance your hiring and inclusion efforts as your company moves along the Disability Employment Maturity Curve. 

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About

NOD board of directors includes corporate executives, HR professionals, technologists, thought leaders, and advocates. The Chairman of the board is former Pennsylvania Governor and America’s first Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Apr 27, 2022

NOD Appoints Goldman Sachs Chief Administrative Officer Ericka Leslie To Board Of Directors

“The National Organization on Disability welcomes Ericka and we look forward to being the beneficiary of her years of wisdom and experience,” said NOD Chairman, Gov. Tom Ridge. “This year marks the National Organization on Disability’s 40th anniversary. The disability rights landscape has changed dramatically since our founding in 1982 and we are proud of the great strides we have made in advancing our mission of putting individuals with disabilities to work. Building on that success will take talented individuals such as Ericka joining our ranks. Her experience and commitment to championing people with disabilities will help us continue to advance our mission of disability inclusion in the workplace.”

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Mar 16, 2022
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Elana Gross, Monster contributor | Wednesday, March 16th 2022     If you’re among the 12.7 percent of Americans that have a visible or invisible disability, you may have some questions about disclosing a disability to an employer in your resume, cover letter, or during the interview process—especially if you know you will need accommodations […]

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Mar 2, 2022

How Americans with Disabilities are Underrepresented as Managers and Professionals, in One Glaring Chart

Madison Hoff  | Feb 28, 2022, 3:16 PM       The Bureau of Labor Statistics released 2021 data about the employment situation of people with disabilities. Of employed people with disabilities, 36.5% work in management, professional, and related occupations. That is less than the share for employed people without disabilities working these jobs, at 42.7%. […]

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