The Disability INclusion Blog

CEOs from Accenture, CVS Health, Intel, Microsoft, Voya Financial, and Walmart issue letter urging Fortune 1000 to participate in the DEI

Official news release can be found on GlobeNewsWire. We are writing to you – from a CEO to CEO perspective – to: Request your consideration to participate in the Disability Equality Index (DEI), the leading corporate benchmarking tool for disability equality, which is administered by the non-profit organizations, American [...]

Public Webinar: Congressional Insider’s Reflections on the ADA- Past, Present, and Future

Public Webinar: Congressional Insider’s Reflections on the ADA- Past, Present, and Future July 27, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern  Presenter: Robert “Bobby” Silverstein, Principal, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC Webinar Description:  Bobby Silverstein, the former chief congressional aide to Senator Tom Harkin (the chief sponsor of the Americans with [...]

2020-06-17T16:20:05+00:00June 17th, 2020|Best Practices|

NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines

“Disability-inclusive companies, like Merck, take the opportunity at the [Disability:IN Annual] conference to interview aspiring professionals to see if we may be a fit for their companies,” said Diaz. “I interviewed with them and two days later they called me and asked me to join their internship program.” Continue [...]

2020-06-15T20:49:54+00:00June 15th, 2020|In the News, Next Gen Leaders Stories|

Partner Spotlight: AT&T

Inspiring Human Progress through the Power of Communication and Entertainment At AT&T, our mission is to “inspire human progress through the power of communication and entertainment.” In their daily actions, AT&T employees demonstrate a real and consistent commitment to our values of living true and doing the right [...]

2020-06-09T02:53:15+00:00June 9th, 2020|Corporate Partners|

Disability:IN & COVID-19

Disability:IN has compiled the following resources to support your disability inclusion work during COVID-19. COVID-19 Response: Industry-Specific Resources The coronavirus and COVID-19 crisis impact the disability community in ways that are both universal and unique; this is also true across industries. Here are industry-specific resources from peer-to-peer calls and [...]

2020-06-04T00:54:57+00:00June 4th, 2020|Best Practices, Global, Tips|

DOBE Spotlight: Client Confidant

Client Confidant enables companies to uncover hard to get business intelligence in order to keep and grow their strategic relationships. Through methods such as qualitative, in-depth interviews, Client Confidant collects and distills findings into actionable feedback for its clients. As a Disability:IN DOBE, we wanted to share their success [...]

2020-05-15T22:16:49+00:00May 25th, 2020|Best Practices, Doing Business with DOBEs|

Global Investor Group Representing $2.8 Trillion Call on Companies to be Inclusive to People with Disabilities

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), an investor group representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets and 22 signatories, is calling on companies they invest in to be inclusive to people with disabilities through a Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion. The statement encourages companies to create inclusive [...]

2020-05-21T01:13:46+00:00May 21st, 2020|Disability Equality Index, Global, In the News|

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day

At Disability:IN, we believe accessible technology is an essential aspect of diversity and inclusion and a lever for innovation. In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we are pleased to share accessibility-related resources and opportunities to learn. We welcome business professionals to join IN accessibility initiatives from [...]

2020-05-22T21:24:00+00:00May 20th, 2020|Best Practices, Global, Tips|

‘I was told I could never work remotely’: Before coronavirus, workers with disabilities say they implored employers to allow them to work from home

As many businesses across the U.S. have cobbled together work-from-home programs to comply with COVID-19 social-distancing measures, some workers with disabilities wonder why they were told for so long that they couldn’t work remotely to accommodate their disability — and now hope that this moment could be a turning [...]

2020-05-14T15:43:25+00:00May 14th, 2020|In the News|

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