Federal Employment for Individuals With Disabilities

To encourage Federal agencies to provide assistance to persons with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in obtaining and retaining Federal employment, with or without reasonable accommodations including readers, interpreters, and other personal assistants.



Agency - Office of Personnel Management

Office - Information may be obtained from the Personnel Office in Federal agencies of interest.
Website Address

http://www.opm.gov




Program Accomplishments

As of September 2001, there were 127,076 Federal employees with targeted and non-targeted disabilities in non- postal Federal Executive Branch agencies. In fiscal year 2002, there were 11,847 full time permanent (FTP) hires of persons with disabilities.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The Federal government provides employment opportunities to persons with physical, cognitive, or mental disabilities in positions for which they qualify.

The Selective Placement Program is concerned with providing avenues for agencies to develop method