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Neurodiversity at Work Playbook: Employee Engagement & Growth Series

The Neurodiversity @ Work Playbook: Employee Engagement & Growth Series augments the original Playbook by focusing on best practices and lessons learned related to supporting growth and advancement. This series includes research-based content combined with best practices and lessons learned from over 20 employers including neurotypical and neurodivergent program leads.

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BRG Facility Access Fact Sheet

The Disability:IN ERG/BRG Leadership Committee has prepared this fact sheet to assist corporate disability Employee Resource Groups/Business Resource Groups to advance inclusive and easy access to their companies’ grounds and buildings. This fact sheet provides ideas, recommendations and resources for disability inclusion that go beyond the ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines). It also addresses ADAAG requirements that are too often overlooked or misinterpreted.

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Disability Inclusion Global Best Practices Report

The Disability Equality Index (DEI), a joint initiative with the American Association of People with Disabilities, is a benchmarking tool that provides an objective score and roadmap on disability inclusion policies and practices. Businesses with international operations that take the DEI are asked to respond to a set of questions on the inclusiveness of their global operations. This report highlights the global best practices of international companies that scored 80 or above on the 2019 DEI.

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Unconscious Biases: Shattering Assumptions and Surprising Ourselves

If your company is going to get serious about disability inclusion, it needs to get real about unconscious bias. EY, Kaiser Permanente, and others identified, and then challenged, their own assumptions. They hired people who were qualified for the job, but happened to have a disability. Then they experienced, first-hand, how inclusion positively affected their business. Check out the video!

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Centralized Reasonable Accommodations Fund

A Centralized Reasonable Accommodations Fund is an enterprise-wide general fund to either partially cover or entirely cover reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities and is considered a corporate best practice. With a centralized reasonable accommodations fund, hiring managers and supervisors do not need to worry about how this may impact their unit/department budget. Learn more.

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Roadmap to Mental Wellness in the Workplace

By 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as the major causes of disability worldwide (NIH). Many of your employees and their families are impacted by mental illness and this may adversely affect productivity, increase absenteeism, and disrupt teamwork. The goal of Disability:IN’s Roadmap to Mental Wellness in the Workplace is to inspire action, improve workplace productivity, and impact the well-being of millions of employees and their families around the world.

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