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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|

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|

Businesses Named “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

Washington, D.C., July 17, 2019 – Results from the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI) were unveiled by Ted Kennedy Jr., bone cancer survivor, amputee and Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) recognizing top-scoring companies as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” The record-breaking [...]

2019-08-02T18:09:22+00:00July 17th, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

Disability Inclusive Stock Photography – Available for all

Disability:IN is pleased to offer disability inclusive stock photography to the public. In an effort to empower business to achieve disability inclusion and equality, we encourage corporations to use this in recruitment material, marketing material, internal and external communications, etc. These photos were taken by Jordan Nicholson, and can [...]

2019-08-07T13:53:52+00:00July 16th, 2019|Best Practices|

Why companies who hire people with disabilities outperformed their peers

Hiring and supporting employees with disabilities isn’t just a matter of corporate social responsibility or public relations; it’s just good business. According to a recent study of 140 U.S. companies by Accenture–alongside the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN–those that offered the most inclusive working environment for disabled employees [...]

2019-07-10T00:14:32+00:00July 10th, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

Institutional Investors Call for Workplace Disability Inclusion

A group of institutional investors representing more than $1 trillion in combined assets are calling on the companies they invest in to do more to include people with disabilities in the workforce. The initiative is being led by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer [...]

2019-07-10T00:15:13+00:00July 10th, 2019|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

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