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Disability Services

Disability Employment App Challenge

The U.S. Department of Labor wants your help in building innovative tools to improve employment opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities.  The challenge is to develop an app using publicly available information, tools, and resources. Each submission should achieve at least one of the following goals:

  • Promote recruitment resources for employers
  • Develop job training and skill-building tools for job seekers
  • Facilitate employment-related transportation options
  • Expand Web and Information Communication (ICT) accessibility

The grand prize winner will receive $5,000 cash. In addition, the winner will be invited to attend and prominently showcase his/her winning app at the FCC developer event, “Developing with Accessibility,” in Washington DC, September 6 – 7th, 2012.

Submissions are due by August 23, 2012.  Click here for more information.