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 [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

Behind the Screen: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month in the Workplace Each year, the month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This month provides awareness of various mental health challenges facing workers across corporate America. According to Accenture, mental health affects 90% of [...]

Join IN and Celebrate April as Autism Acceptance Month

Join IN to Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month Autism Acceptance Month is recognized annually in April. Originally started in 1970 as “Autism Awareness Month,” the Autistic community continuously calls for more than just ‘awareness’ but for public acceptance and celebration. Many of us have a narrow understanding of Autism and [...]

Mental Health Awareness Month – Infographic & Resources

Observed each year in the United States for the month of May, Mental Health Awareness Month is a critical conversation for corporate America. This important topic takes a global stage on October 10th for World Mental Health Day. Leslie Wilson, EVP of Global Workplace Initiatives at Disability:IN, is passionate [...]

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – Infographic & Resources

GAAD - Accessibility Related Infographic and Resources Celebrated annually on the third Thursday in May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD) is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness for digital access and inclusion of more than one billion people with disabilities worldwide. It is a chance to honor progress, but [...]

2019 Conference Photos Now Available

Thank you to everyone who attended, networked, and presented at the 2019 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo! We had a phenomenal turn out (SOLD OUT) with compelling panels and informational breakout sessions. Save the date: July 13-16, 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo at the Ritz Carlton and J.W. Marriott Grande [...]

DEI Webinar Materials – Now Available

Our latest DEI presentations are now available for download: 2019 DEI Update Webinars (Overview) [DOC] “Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day: hear from our own Disability:IN staff on advancing inclusion in the workplace” – May 17, 2018: [PowerPoint Slides – PPT] [Transcript – RTF] [Video with subtitles – MP4] “Community Engagement, Fair Pay, [...]

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