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The Department of Transportation's Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides job accommodations and related services to DOT employees and job applicants. The DOT Office of Human Resource Management operates the DRC with guidance from the Departmental Office of Civil Rights. Services are provided to all DOT operating administrations nationwide. DRC also has a service agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard.

What We Do

Reasonable Accommodations

  • Works with managers and employees to explain the reasonable accommodations process
  • Performs needs assessments to determine the most effective accommodations solutions
  • Products and services provided by the DRC are available at no additional cost to the agency or program office
  • Sign language interpreting and other communication accommodations
  • Personal attendants at work and on travel to provide access to otherwise inaccessible aspects of the job or personal care

Departmental Selective Placement Program

  • Coordinates the activities of the selective placement program throughout the Department to increase employment of individuals with disabilities
  • Works within the disability community to increase awareness of hiring initiatives and to identify positions that need to be filled within the Department
  • Provides information, training, and technical assistance on a variety of workplace related disability topics including the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities

Education & Outreach

  • Provides technical assistance, information, referral, and resources
  • Educates the DOT communities about DRC services
  • Solicits customer feedback on DRC programs and services
  • Fosters ongoing dialogue between DRC staff and key stakeholders
Updated: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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