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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 11: Founding Partner Spotlight — Fable

In this inaugural episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard discusses accessibility, allyship, and much more, with Fable’s Alwar Pillai and Abid Virani.

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How Workplace Allyship Supports People With Invisible Disabilities

To ensure all employees have access to the tools and accommodations they need to succeed in the workplace, it is crucial organizations encourage them to advocate for their needs and foster a culture of allyship.

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Why Accessible Video Games Matter

Accessible video games can contribute to overall quality of life and interpersonal relationships, as well as helping to combat social isolation for those living with all types of disabilities.

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Disability Advocacy Fable Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 9: ‘The Future Is Unwritten’

In this episode, Sam continues this important conversation by revisiting several core themes of the series, along with vital insights from past guests, to look ahead to what the future may hold for digital accessibility and inclusion, for all.

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Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Blazing a Trail for Salesforce Administrators With Disabilities

A Salesforce admin for the nonprofit Benetech, Kathi Duffy utilizes the Trailhead program to enlarge her skillset and blaze a trail for other professionals that are d/Deaf or hard of hearing.

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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 8: 'Necessary Evils'

In this episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, host Sam Proulx resets the table, so to speak, returning to several critical yet rarely articulated insights shared by guests of our inaugural drop, and re-evaluating where we are as a society in the collective quest toward true digital accessibility and inclusion, for all.

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DEAM 2022: People With Disabilities Continue to Face Barriers to Employment

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.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy DEAM

Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Design Distributors

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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Inclusion Disability Advocacy DEAM

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.

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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 5: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

In this extraordinary episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, we delve even deeper into its meaning and ongoing application in the fight for a fully accessible web. We’re honored, once again, to have truly incredible guests sharing their personal and collective experiences with us, toward this end.

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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 4: ‘The Significance of the ADA’

In Episode 4 of The InclusionHub Podcast, you’ll not only hear from more luminaries about the origins of the ADA and its impact but how the law relates to the online world.

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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 3: 'The Capitol Crawl'

Today we hear at length from Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins—one of the most quintessential figures responsible for compelling the ADA’s enactment—a personal hero to Sam and countless others across the globe.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy Salesforce

The Importance of Disability Representation in Leadership

There’s a massive employment gap between disabled professionals and their non-disabled peers. Increasing disability representation in leadership demonstrates an organization’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion, ensures disabled viewpoints are included, and fosters a work culture of belonging.

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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 2: 'Judith Heumann & the Rise of a Movement '

In this episode, we return to where it all began: the birth of the diverse, passionate, vibrant, and expansive disability rights movement.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Why Companies Should Hire More People with Disabilities

The unemployment rate for working-age persons with disabilities is at least twice that of those without disabilities. Let’s fix that.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy News

Celebrating National Disability Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day, celebrated annually on July 26, commemorates passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. law prohibiting discrimination against those with disabilities.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

What's Ahead in Accessibility & the Workplace?

Since the rise of the American disability movement in the 1960s, significant progress has been made to remove accessibility barriers and discriminatory practices in the workplace—yet much, much more must be done to bridge the associated unemployment gap.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Mental Health

Improving Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for Mental Health Disabilities

All digital products and services must strive to be inclusive and accessible per the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). However, the mental health disability community requires more specialized protocols above and beyond those outlined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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Inclusion Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

The Benefits of Remote Work for People With Disabilities

Remote work options clearly benefit everyone, but particularly so for people living with disabilities, since these remove transportation barriers, accommodate disability-friendly work environments, minimizes sensory overload, and provide greater accessibility.

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How to Create Accessible & Inclusive Digital Platforms for Those With Mental Health Disabilities

When crafting accessible and inclusive digital platforms for those living with mental health disabilities, avoid triggering images, words, and phrases, such as jumbled text, disorganized layouts, timed forms, illustrations depicting those in distress or despair, and others.

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How To Implement Inclusive Web Practices For People With Speech & Language Disorders

Following the WCAG guidelines can make your digital assets more accessible, especially for people with speech and language disorders.