The Disability INclusion Blog

2020 Inclusion Awards Nominations

2020 Inclusion Awards Recognize Leaders in Disability Inclusion  The 2020 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference taking place July 13-16 in Orlando. There are twelve [...]

2019-09-19T21:09:15+00:00September 19th, 2019|Annual Conference|

Accenture’s Chad Jerdee Appointed to Disability:IN’s Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Sept. 5, 2019 – Disability:IN, a global non-profit that empowers business to achieve disability inclusion and equality, has named Chad Jerdee – Global Head, Responsible Business, Corporate Sustainability and Citizenship at Accenture – to its board of directors. Jerdee is also the global executive sponsor for persons [...]

2019-09-05T16:08:39+00:00September 5th, 2019|In the News|

Labor Day & Building an Inclusive Workforce

This Labor Day, we're pleased to announce participating Disability:IN Inclusion Works companies have collectively hired 30,000 individuals with disabilities! Inclusion Works provides unlimited disability inclusion consulting to participating companies, leveraging insight from the corporation's score from the Disability Equality Index. Participating companies also join a Community of Corporations with exclusive meetings and [...]

2019-09-03T19:29:15+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Corporate Partners, Recently Hired NextGen Leaders|

DEI Communications Webinar

Interested in learning about Disability:IN and the Disability Equality Index? This webinar will provide an overview of our organization and the nation’s most trusted benchmarking tool on Disability Inclusion, The Disability Equality Index, DEI. We will discuss the benefits of taking the DEI, how to leverage your DEI scorecard, [...]

2019-08-23T23:36:22+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool

USA Today:The only time I ever got out of my house was to go to the doctor, and you can’t imagine what that does to someone’s mood,'' she says. Working "provided the opportunity to let my strengths actually shine so people get to know the real me, and not [...]

2019-09-06T21:03:01+00:00August 13th, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

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 [...]

2019-08-06T15:55:33+00:00August 6th, 2019|Annual Conference|

4 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Disability Inclusion Practices

Written by Ted Kennedy, Jr., Chad Jerdee, and Laurie Henneborn Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal told the story of Nathan Mort, an employee of Gordon Food Service who tracks warranty claims and has a high-functioning form of autism. The article noted that the number of people with disabilities [...]

2019-08-23T23:23:38+00:00July 19th, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

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