Below is a partial listing of
publications and resources available in most Region 13 offices. Many are
general guides to job searching or career exploration and some are specific
for people with disabilities.
Call or visit a regional office for complete
listing. Many publications are free and can be mailed to the public.
Southwest IowaWorks - Free brochure listing
services for job seekers and businesses. Updated in Spring 2003.
The Job Hunting Handbook
Surviving a Layoff or Downsizing
How to Choose a Career - A Guide to
Disability and Job Finding - The right Job
On the Job with a Disability- It's
just the Beginning
Talking to Employers -When your Past is less
30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee -
A Guide to Success in the Workplace
When the Paycheck Stops or is Gone Before You
Get It - An AFL-CIO Survival Guide to
Unemployment, American Federation of Labor.
In Demand - 15 Reasons to Choose an
IT Career, The AIM Institute Guidebook for IT Success.
The Immigration Resource Referral Guide -
Hiring and Working with New Iowans, Iowa Department of Economic
Use Words with Dignity - Disability
Solutions that Work- Brochures, Division of Persons with Disabilities,
Iowa Department of Human Rights.
Access for All - A Resource Manual for
meeting the needs of One-Stop Customers with Disabilities,
Institute for Community Inclusion, Children's Hospital Boston and the
University of Massachusetts Boston Internet:
School/High Tech Program Guide
- An implementation Guide for High school/High Tech Program
Coordinators - Promoting Careers in Science and Technology for High School
Students with Disabilities, U. S. Department of Education, Internet:
Disability Rights Guide for Iowans - Client
Assistance Program, Division of Persons with Disabilities, Iowa
Department of Human Rights Internet:
The Americans with Disabilities Act -
Employer/Employee Rights and Responsibilities - A guide for Iowans,
Division of Persons with Disabilities, Iowa Department of Human Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Guide for
Small Towns, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division,
Disability Rights Section.
The ADA Guidebook - A practical guide to the
Americans with Disabilities Act for small towns and rural counties, The
National Center for Small Communities, Washington, D.C.
IWCC Disability Services Handbook - Office of
Disability Services, Policy Handbook - 2002-2003, Iowa Western Community
The Ten Commandments of Communicating with
People with Disabilities,
Program Development Associates,
Exploring Nontraditional Occupations for Women -
Is this Job For You?,
Commission on the Status of Women, Iowa Department of Human Rights.
When Can You Start? - Real Employers
tell Young People what They Look For When Hiring,
JIST Works, Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Faith-Based Community Organizations Outreach
Materials - CD-ROM
ADA Technical Assistance CD-ROM