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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 [...]

2020-07-08T19:04:33+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|

Press Release: SBR & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Small Business Roundtable Hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a National  Discussion on Impacts of COVID-19 and American Small BusinessWashington, D.C., May 5, 2020 – The Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a national virtual discussion with Speaker of the U.S. House of [...]

2020-05-06T18:56:17+00:00May 6th, 2020|Doing Business with DOBEs, In the News|

IMPORTANT Conference Updates

UPDATE APRIL 21st, 2020 After much consideration, Disability:IN and its Board of Directors have decided the 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo will now be a Virtual Event during the same dates, July 13-16th.  This is an unprecedented situation and we appreciate your patience and support as we work [...]

2020-07-08T18:57:34+00:00April 21st, 2020|Annual Conference|

COVID-19 Resources & Others Just Published

COVID-19 Disability:IN has compiled the following resources to support your disability inclusion work during COVID-19. As we work together and learn during this unprecedented time, we are guided by two broad principles: 1. Designing and implementing responses to COVID-19 that are based on facts, objective evidence, and science; and [...]

2020-07-08T18:59:36+00:00March 27th, 2020|Best Practices, Tips|

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