Implementing “access checks,” offering flexible video and audio options, limiting chat feature use, and investing in real-time captioning are just a few things you can do to make your virtual meetings more accessible and inclusive for professionals with disabilities.
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Globally, people with disabilities are disproportionately less likely to be in the workforce—a trend that has continued for decades. In response, public and private leaders are using Disability Employment Awareness Month to raise awareness and push for greater inclusion.
In celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month, InclusionHub highlights Design Distributors—a New York-based direct mail business prioritizing inclusive hiring and a welcoming work environment.
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Catherine Nichols, Vice President of the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce, recorded a wide-ranging interview with the decorated actor Troy Kotsur, an advocate for the d/Deaf community and the first Deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting for his role in the Oscar-winning film “CODA.”
Department of Labor Equity Action Plan: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers Experienced by Disabled & Marginalized Workers
In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Department of Labor released a comprehensive “Equity Action Plan” to support marginalized workers and improve employment conditions, including for people with disabilities.
We’re honored to bring this special conversation to you now, in October, which is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in the United States, and DEAM globally. Given the length of their chat, we decided to break up this episode into two parts, so look out for Part II’s release later this month.
Blind Institute of Technology honors Sarah Mark, Sr. Program Manager of Workforce Development for People with Disabilities at Salesforce.
To truly embrace inclusivity and accessibility, organizations need to foster team cultures that go beyond compliance—by respecting the disability status of coworkers and treating them as individuals and equals.
Thomas Frantz, Senior Manager of Accessibility Partnerships and PR at Salesforce, and Sebastiaan de Man, Principal SE Service Cloud EMEA at Salesforce, discuss their experiences working with ADHD.
How Disability Awareness & Acceptance Helped this Event Supervisor Be His Authentic Self in the Workplace
Justin Lacap, an event supervisor at Salesforce, discusses how he finally felt comfortable living with a speech and language disorder in the workplace for the first time in his career.
How to Improve the Hiring Process & Create a More Inclusive Workplace, According to an Accessibility Support Engineer
Darrell Hilliker, an accessibility support engineer at Salesforce, talks about his experience with the hiring process as someone with a disability and how corporations can be more inclusive.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is observed annually to celebrate the vast contributions to America’s economy made by people with disabilities and to raise awareness about the employment issues they continue to face.