5-9-2016-Online Event: ODEP to Host National Online Dialogue to Hear from Youth — May 19-22

ODEP to Host National Online Dialogue to Hear from Youth — May 19-22 From May 19-22, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy will host a national online dialogue. During this discussion, youth and young adults with disabilities between the ages of 13-25 will share ideas about what they need to become […]

3-17-2016: PEAT Talk 2pm

  Please join our PEAT Talk on Thursday, March 17 at 2pm ET. We are pleased to welcome Sharron Rush, co-founder and executive director of Knowbility.(link is external) Sharron will talk about the importance of user testing to ensure that workplace technologies are truly accessible. Register(link is external) Having trouble registering? Please click here. +++ PEAT Talks is […]

PEAT Talks Recap: Accessibility and the Seven Principles of Universal Design

PEAT Talks Recap: Accessibility and the Seven Principles of Universal Design The terms “accessibility” and “universal design” are often used together these days. But what is actually meant by these two terms?  Sina Bahram(link is external), a digital accessibility expert, broke it down for us at our January PEAT Talk. Sina defined universal design as something that benefits the […]

MARCH 16, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. ET WEBINAR

Workplace Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilities MARCH 16, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. ET WEBINAR This webinar, hosted by the ADA National Network, will address and provide resources on the employment rights of people with psychiatric disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, with a focus on determining when candidates with a psychiatric disability are qualified […]

3-2-2016:NOD President Answers Call of Businesses Seeking Data on Disability Employment

NOD President Answers Call of Businesses Seeking Data on Disability Employment In a recent Huffington Post op-ed, National Organization on Disability (NOD) President Carol Glazer discussed the importance of meaningful data in helping businesses assess their disability hiring efforts and guide their approach in the years to come, noting that without it, progress toward individual and collective goals […]

2-1-2016: Disability Employment Tracker

Disability Employment Tracker Open enrollment for year three of the Disability Employment Tracker™ is now underway. Sponsored bythe National Organization on Disability (NOD), this tool provides companies a confidential assessment oftheir disability and veteran employment policies and practices, providing tailored reports in four areas. Completion of the Tracker is required to be considered for DiversityInc’s […]

2-1-2016: Dispatches from the Blogosphere

Dispatches from the Blogosphere  Two recent blog posts highlight the diverse facets of increasing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community. The first post, published by the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology, addresses the challenges that people with disabilities experience when job searching online. In it, guest author Denis Boudreau shares solutions to […]

2-1-2016: Research from the UK Highlights Benefits of Accommodations and Inclusive Culture

Research from the UK Highlights Benefits of Accommodations and Inclusive Culture  New research from across the pond cites workplace accommodations – also called adjustments – and organizational values as the biggest facilitators to retention of people with disabilities in the workplace. The research, carried out by the Business Disability Forum, compared employer and employee perspectives to gain […]

Webinar: Stay at Work and Return to Work on Tuesday, 10-27-2015: A Smart Strategy for Corporate Continuity!

Don’t miss the chance to participate in the upcoming webinar, Stay at Work and Return to Work: A Smart Strategy for Corporate Continuity! October 27, 2015 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST When an unexpected injury or disability prevents an experienced, valued employee from working temporarily, employers may face difficult choices. Most want to do their […]