The Disability INclusion Blog

Chairwoman Waters and Chairman Brown Urge SEC to Include Disability Disclosure

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urge SEC Chair Gary Gensler to require diversity disclosure reporting including disability status. Letter states future rulemaking related to human capital management and diversity should include disability status. This week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial [...]

2022-06-03T11:23:15-04:00May 25th, 2022|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|

HR Brew: Exploring Employers’ Responsibilities for Digital Accessibility

As hybrid work continues, digital accessibility features are vital to many disabled workers. ICYMI, yesterday, May 19, was Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which aims to raise worldwide awareness about digital accessibility and inclusion. Now in its 11th year, GAAD falls on the third Thursday of May and, according [...]

2022-05-20T11:40:46-04:00May 20th, 2022|Digital Accessibility, In the News|

CNET: Accessibility Gains From the Pandemic Shouldn’t Be Forgotten, Advocates Say

Accommodations like remote work and captioning on video calls were a step in the right direction. But more can be done to support employees with disabilities going forward. Before the pandemic, Tori Allen would take client calls over the phone. But as someone who's hard of hearing, it was [...]

2022-05-19T16:19:01-04:00May 19th, 2022|Digital Accessibility, In the News|

The Neurodiversity @ Work Employer Roundtable and Nonprofit Disability:IN are Launching the Neurodiversity Career Connector, a Job Search Portal for Neurodivergent Candidates

Companies including CAI, Dell Technologies, EY, Freddie Mac, Google, HP, Microsoft, SAP, Spectrum Designs Foundation reaffirm commitment to neurodivergent candidates, an untapped talent pool that can help close record-high job openings. SEATTLE, April 27, 2022 – To address the lack of neurodiverse talent hiring, member companies of the Neurodiversity [...]

2022-04-26T16:31:01-04:00April 27th, 2022|In the News, Neurodiversity / Autism, Press Releases|

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

GAAD - Accessibility Related Infographic and Resources Celebrated on May 19, 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 more importantly, it is [...]

2022-04-28T18:19:16-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Digital Accessibility, Multimedia|

Forbes: Supporting A Neurodiverse Workforce

Many organizations have expanded their diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts in response to nationwide protests against social injustice in recent years, as well as the growing recognition that companies need to take a leadership role in promoting a more inclusive society. Yet there is a new frontier in [...]

2022-05-19T16:19:56-04:00April 18th, 2022|In the News, Neurodiversity / Autism|

Responsible Business Summit – Supporting Resources

Responsible Business – April 19-20, New York USA’s leading event delivering frank and honest discussions on how business and finance can deliver THE strategy for a commercially successful transition. Click here for more information.Disability:IN Supporting ResourcesThe Case for Disability Inclusion in ESG Investing2021 Disability Equality Index Report108 CEOs are IN [...]

2022-04-18T18:02:02-04:00April 17th, 2022|Business Case, Events|

Inclusion Works Virtual Disability Career Fair for Experienced Talent with Disabilities

Are you an experienced candidate with a disability? Join the Disability Virtual Career Fair. May 4th, 2022 from 12–2pm EDT This event is organized by the Disability:IN Inclusion Works Program. Register to meet with 30 participating companies for informational interviews and learn about the companies and their opportunities for [...]

2022-04-04T10:51:20-04:00April 4th, 2022|Announcements, Events, Recruiting / Talent Acquisition|

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