This year’s 2022 DI-NC [email protected] event will address the mind-body connection that underpins health and well-being. Our two keynote speakers will make a compelling case for viewing mindfulness and movement in new ways. Our first speaker, Dr. David Vago ( Research Associate Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, […]
In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) celebrated annually on May 19th, Disability:IN Chicagoland hosts a virtual discussion designed to build awareness on the importance of digital accessibility in the workplace and marketplace. GAAD, first recognized in 2012, was designed to shed light on the need for digital access […]
Various disability legislation exists to ensure employees with disabilities (EWD) have equal access to perform core job functions, from the hiring process to the use of all internal systems and communication within an enterprise, which include requests for accommodation, training and Helpdesk support. While there have been great advances in […]
Leaders from Maxar Technologies, Blind Institute of Technology and the American Foundation for the Blind will share how to attract and retain employees who are blind or who have low vision.
Fewer than 5% of Diversity Equity and Inclusion have Accessibility in their job title. Is this a promising practice? Is it a positive step to specifically call out accessibility? Join Craig Leen, of K&L Gates as he discusses this with several key leaders: Jeff Wissel, Disability: IN Chief Accessibility Officer, […]
June is recognized as Pride Month, dedicated to celebrating the resilience, perseverance and unity of the LGBTQ community. During this webinar, we will share strategies and best practices that help create workplaces which are inclusive of disability and all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. Register Here!
The first of the Thought Leader Reflection Series: Ryan Walters, DC Metro's Vice Chair, will have a fireside chat with Neil Romano, former Assistant Secretary of the Office on Disability Employment Policy and Chair of NCD. Topics shared will include Neil's perspectives on the ADA Anniversary and his thoughts on […]
Join us from July 18-21, 2022 for our annual conference! We hope to be in person in Dallas, TX. For more information visit our conference webpage!
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility is at the intersection of everything. Join Disability:IN and our corporate partners for a look at just three of these intersections: the law, diversity, inclusion and belonging, and customer satisfaction. No program of diversity and inclusion is complete without a focus on [...]