Employment with the Federal Government for People with Disabilities

The Federal Government actively recruits and hires for diversity in the workplace. The Federal priority hiring program, Schedule A, that is specific to employment for people with disabilities. Schedule A refers to a special hiring authority that gives Federal agencies an optional, and potentially quicker way to hire individuals with disabilities.

To be eligible for Schedule A, you must provide a "proof of a disability" letter stating that you have an intellectual disability, severe physical disability or psychiatric disability. You can get this letter from your doctor, a licensed medical professional, a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or any federal, state, or local agency that issues or provides disability benefits.

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