Kindergarten—home to energetic, wide-eyed five-year-olds with open minds, vivid imaginations, and a zest for life—could be a true think tank for the ideals needed to transform any workplace into an inclusive one.
Published July 13, 2016
The 12th grade Media technology class takes first prize at the High School Video Festival sponsored by CW Post.
Published July 11, 2016
The senator urged the Class of 2016 to advocate for the Henry Viscardi School in the future.
Electronic accessibility, or commonly known as E-Accessibility, refers to the ease of use at which people with disabilities can access information and communication technologies (ICT). This includes the Internet, including websites and all forms of media related information that allows users with disabilities to access information.
According to the U.S. Census, nearly 1 in 5 have a disability in the United States; that represents approximately 56.7 million people, or 19 percent of the population.
In 2011, Forbes' commissioned a study on employer’s attitudes towards diversity in the workplace and it demonstrated the value of diversity among executives. Nearly all of the large global companies surveyed had formal diversity plans in place.
Published June 8, 2016
Thirty-six high school juniors and seniors were honored for completing the PROSPER attendance-retention program at The Viscardi Center.
In February 2015, sitecues by Ai Squared teamed-up with the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center to promote greater accessibility for people with disabilities. As part of the strategic alliance forged, NBDC added the sitecues technology to its website to ensure it goes beyond compliance by making the website content easier to see, hear, and use for anyone that could benefit from assistive technology.
Only able-bodied homeowners and renters clean their homes, right? A silly statement indeed, but Swiffer – part of the Proctor & Gamble (P&G) family – addressed such a stereotype when it marketed the dexterity of its household cleaning product. Like their nondisabled counterparts, few people with disabilities enjoy the housecleaning process, and Swiffer has conveyed the message that it is as easy as “swiffing” away the dirt, dust, hair, and pet dander.
Published June 9, 2016
Graduating seniors were honored for their academic, social, and extracurricular achievements during a special ceremony.