These best practices enable a culture of inclusion that promotes increased self-identification, employees feeling truly welcomed to be their authentic selves and innovation sparked by disability inclusion being built into products and services. To learn more, download the Disability Equality Index Best Practices (PDF).
Provide resources, in a variety of forms, through:
- Leadership Training
- Meetings & Events
Advance accommodations by understanding the disability:
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHoH)
- Substance Abuse
Aim for inclusive design through participatory approaches, by:
- Creating a Disability Roundtable
- Utilizing an Accessibility Team
- Inviting NextGen to innovate
How can companies create a work culture where employees are comfortable disclosing a disability? Now more than ever, how people identify, as well as when and why they disclose a disability, determines workplace culture. Research shows it is not an overstatement to say that having more people who openly disclose their disability creates an inclusive culture that has the power to dramatically shape future business culture and success. But here’s the reality: Read more and download full article.
- Disability definitions
- Quotes from Fortune 1000 executives
- Disability pride and disclosure
- Self identification vs self disclosure