Allyce Torres

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GAAD: Celebrating Digital Accessibility Around the Globe 365 Days a Year

Accessibility is at the core of disability inclusion. Today, companies are expected to continue to improve access to digital content, technologies, and experiences for employees and customers alike. On May 16th, 2024, Disability:IN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) with a full day of virtual events on [...]

Compiling Your Toolkit: Mental Wellness in the Workplace

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, annually recognized as a time to draw attention to the various mental health considerations for employees throughout the corporate landscape.  According to Accenture, mental health challenges have impacted 9 out of 10 employees, with 69% experiencing mental health issues personally and 88% knowing [...]

Partner Spotlight: The Hartford

Inclusion: Support for Mental Health and Physical Disabilities by  The Hartford Staff Companies committed to an inclusive culture support and celebrate employees for their abilities. But how can you include what you don’t see? “Mental health is just as important as physical disabilities, and it's important to prevent and treat [...]

Spotlight on Mentoring with Sharp Mill Graphics and Southwest Airlines

Visit Sharp Mill Graphics Homepage Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant, is very excited to ‘Spotlight’ our mentee and mentor pair, Sharp Mill Graphics and Southwest Airlines. KC: Hello Jeremy, tell us your story - how/why did you begin your journey as an entrepreneur? [...]

Awareness Drives Acceptance: Join IN to Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month

As Disability:IN recognizes Autism Acceptance Month this April, we encourage organizations to engage in honest conversations, seek out resources, and actively involve individuals with autism in shaping inclusive policies and practices. While progress has been made over the past year, there is still work to be done to increase [...]

Partner Spotlight: Lumen

Lumen wins Disability:IN award & partners with Texthelp to offer life-changing tech to neurodiverse employees According to Lumen’s FRIENDS (Friends Respecting Inspiring Everyone Needing Disability Support) Employee Resource Group, being a neurodiverse employee at a tech company like Lumen can present unique struggles to communicate effectively and professionally. These [...]

Partner Spotlight: CAI

Unlock untapped talent with CAI Neurodiverse Solutions CAI Neurodiverse Solutions is an end-to-end neurodiversity employment program that helps clients realize the benefits of neurodiversity. Developed by global technology services firm CAI, the organization’s successful employment model is designed to bring the underutilized and untapped talent pool of neurodivergent individuals [...]

December Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round-up of digital accessibility news for December. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Disability:IN Happenings Newly Released: The Disability Imperative [...]

Partner Spotlight: Sorenson

Sorenson: Making Communication Accessible to All Founded in Salt Lake City in 2003, Sorenson is a global leader in accessible language services with a mission to break down communication barriers and connect people across languages and cultures. Sorenson pioneered the development of Video Relay Service (VRS), a telecommunications service [...]

2023-11-24T12:00:42-05:00November 24th, 2023|Partner Spotlight|

Partner Spotlight: JLL

Inclusive Hiring Through Partnership at JLL Since 2017, JLL has formed a partnership with Best Buddies to provide employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Through this collaboration, these talented team members have been making valuable contributions to JLL teams across the United States and Latin [...]

2023-11-24T11:50:37-05:00November 24th, 2023|Partner Spotlight|
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