The Disability INclusion Blog

Cheddar: 2022 Disability Equality Index

Text Transcript This segment is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase advancing and empowering people with disabilities to drive inclusion forward. Now a new report is helping companies be more inclusive with those with disabilities. As the 2022 Disability Equality Index Report is out now and it captures data [...]

World Mental Health Day

Leslie Wilson Executive Vice President, Global Workplace Initiatives Disability:IN On this World Mental Health Day, I want the citizens of the world to know that mental health conditions are diagnosable, treatable health conditions. And no matter who we are or what we know, we are at risk, just as we [...]

2022-10-12T13:16:56-04:00October 12th, 2022|Mental Health|

Partner Spotlight: Vispero

The Importance of Inclusive Hiring: Making Your Recruitment, Hiring and Onboarding Process Accessible for All Each piece of data is a little story. In 2021, Americans with disabilities were unemployed at double the rate of Americans without disabilities. That piece of data is a little story about people who are [...]

2022-10-03T10:58:37-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Partner Spotlight|

October Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for October. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Tearsheet article by RABAB AHSAN | [...]

2022-10-03T10:55:38-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Digital Accessibility|

Tearsheet: It’s 2022 and FIs are still struggling to make their products accessible. Procure Access wants to change that.

One in five adult Americans has a disability. 35% of these people are of prime working age, and the total discretionary income held by them amounts to $21 billion. Despite having considerable economic power, people with disabilities remain largely unexplored as a consumer segment. The reasons for this are [...]

Independent Banker: How to Reach Customers with Disabilities

Some people living with disabilities eschew banking services because they feel financially underserved or physically barred. Through sensitive customer service, affordable products and ADA-compliant accessibility, community banks can make them feel welcomed and accommodated. Many people with disabilities don’t have any banking relationships, but that’s not because they don’t [...]

2022-09-30T16:43:41-04:00September 30th, 2022|Etiquette, In the News|

Procure Access Initiatives and Human Impact

Inclusion means that all employees, customers, and suppliers are empowered to participate meaningfully and fully. At Disability:IN, we know that inclusion cannot exist without digital accessibility. That is why we are proud to announce the launch of the Procure Access initiative, a business-to-business initiative facilitated by Disability:IN that brings [...]

Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work

DOWNLOAD: Updating Your Social Profiles for #DEAM. Download Disability:IN is Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work Multiple activities aim to bring attention to the untapped potential of 1.3 billion people globally with disabilities October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). As we [...]

2022-10-06T14:37:19-04:00September 9th, 2022|Announcements|

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement Facilitated by Disability:IN New business-to-business initiative seeks to drive accessibility into procurement processes for companies that buy and sell technology and other products and services ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Sept. 7, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global [...]

September Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for September. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Building a business case for accessibility [...]

2022-08-31T14:22:43-04:00August 31st, 2022|Digital Accessibility|
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