Individuals with Disabilities Program

The Individuals with Disabilities Program is designed to ensure that persons with disabilities receive equal treatment in all aspects of employment.

The Individuals with Disabilities Special Program aims to increase the number of persons with disabilities employed in all professional, administrative, technical, clerical, and other categories, series, and grade levels; provide opportunities to persons with disabilities to participate in training, career development, and leadership programs; encourage the participation of persons with disabilities in all DOI-sponsored programs and activities; provide a network of professional support for persons with disabilities and mentoring support to persons with disabilities in the workforce; and educate all DOI employees by raising the level of awareness of persons with disabilities workplace issues and concerns.

For information on DOI reasonable accommodation procedures and policy visit DOI Access Center

External Resources

The sponsor of each non-DOI site below is identified, but no endorsement of outside organizations or opinions is implied. DOI assumes no responsibility for the content of non-DOI sites.

  1. Disability Employment (OPM) Covers topics such as conducting a federal job search, finding a Selective Placement Program Coordinator, and reasonable accommodations.
  2. United States Access Board, is the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is advancing full access and inclusion for all.
  3. The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities. NCD is composed of 15 members appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
  4. Veterans Employment Programs
  5. Schedule A Appointing Authority: Disability Employment 


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