Employers often get stuck in attempting to solve the “how” of offering accommodations to their employees. Individuals who are Blind or low-vision are natural problem solvers. By giving them a chance to demonstrate their knack for problem solving, employers show they have trust in their employees. Fostering a supportive, welcoming workplace culture is often the most important aspect of employment for people who are Blind or low-vision.
When we think of accessibility, wheelchair ramps and elevators are almost always the first that come to mind. However, creating a welcoming workplace for employees who use wheelchairs is more than simply installing a ramp.
April 2021 is the 10th anniversary of Autism Acceptance Month, a month-long opportunity to shift conversations about autism towards true acceptance of individuals with autism in the workplace.
Chronic conditions are more widespread than people often realize. This community has experiences that, in some ways, mirror the experiences of other types of disabilities, but come with unique perspectives. With the right supports, employees with chronic conditions can thrive in the workplace.
It’s Black History Month and important to celebrate the accomplishments of Black people with disabilities, too.
The past year presented stress and strife for so many, however, the start of 2021 is a perfect opportunity for employers to renew their commitment to their employees’ mental health. Read how.
4 Artificial Intelligence-Based Hiring Practices That Can Be Discriminatory Towards People With Disabilities
Although artificial intelligence is often marketed as an objective tool, it can be yet another barrier to securing employment for people with disabilities. Here are four artificial intelligence-based hiring practices that can be discriminatory towards candidates with disabilities.
Tips from the National Business & Disability Council’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: Moving from Awareness to Action, in honor of National Disability Awareness Month (NDEAM).
September is National Preparedness Month. Read about five strategies to ensure your disaster preparedness plans are inclusive of people with disabilities.
For college students and recent graduates, entering the workforce can present challenges, but the right preparation and approach can help ensure they have what it takes to successfully get and maintain a job.