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OSERS would like to share with you the following message announcing a new publication promoting the employment of people with disabilities. OSERS is the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in the United States Department of Education.

"In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2003, the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, released a guidebook to acquaint business leaders with programs and resources available to assist them in hiring people with disabilities.

The jointly developed publication, "Disability Employment 101: Learn to Tap Your 'HIRE' Potential," includes information about how to find qualified workers with disabilities, how to put disability and employment research into practice and how to model what other businesses have done to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into the workforce...."

"Disability Employment 101: Learn To Tap Your 'Hire' Potential" can be accessed at the Department of Education's Web site at .  

To view the remainder of the U.S. Department of Education's Press Release, click (here) to view the PDF document.