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Disability:IN Reaches 500+ Certified #DisabilityOwned Businesses

2023-02-01T20:51:21-05:00January 31st, 2023|Announcements, DisabilityIN, Events|

Disability:IN’s DOBE Community Reaches 500+! The Disability:IN Supplier Diversity program certifies disability-owned business enterprises, including service-disabled and veteran disability-owned businesses, and links them to organizations seeking to diversify their supply chains. We are thrilled to announce that Disability:IN’s network of certified Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs) has grown to 500+ businesses! This number is comprised

February Digital Accessibility Roundup

2023-02-01T20:51:21-05:00January 30th, 2023|A11Y Roundup, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN|

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round-up of digital accessibility news for February. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Spotlight on Disability:IN Partners Using Technology to Enhance Accessibility of Products We Use

Forbes: JanSport Launches Highly Adaptive Bag And Backpack Range For Mobility Impaired

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00January 20th, 2023|DisabilityIN, In the News|

One of America’s leading bag and backpack brands JanSport dipped its toe into the adaptive fashion market this week when it launched its collection of highly accessible crossbody bags and backpacks. The adaptive clothing market, which is estimated to be worth some $490 billion by 2026 involves clothing and apparel that is designed to meet

Engadget: The Tech Industry Still Has a Long Way to go When it Comes to Accessibility

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00January 17th, 2023|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Progress continued to be made in 2022, paving the way for a more inclusive industry. As many in the accessibility community will tell you, inclusive design isn’t an endeavor that’s “one and done.” It’s a continuous, ongoing effort to ensure that as new products and services are made, people with different needs or disabilities aren’t

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Forbes: Disabled People Are A Vital Part Of Your Workforce: Advice To Help You Manage

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00January 17th, 2023|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Are you missing the opportunity to attract or retain a highly motivated and qualified segment of the working population? Research shows that disabled people have higher levels of motivation, innovation, loyalty, problem-solving skills, and the ability to identify creative solutions. And it’s time to retire the outdated perception of disabled employees as needing wheelchairs or

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2023 Disability:IN Global Conference & Expo Registration is Now Open

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00December 14th, 2022|Announcements, DisabilityIN, Events|

Registration for the 2023 Disability:IN Global Conference & Expo is LIVE! We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the corporate disability inclusion event of the year! Join us from July 10-13 in Orlando, FL to gather with thousands of individuals to share best practices, strategies, and actions to advance disability inclusion

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CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00December 7th, 2022|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, Press Releases|

Join INEmail InquiryCEO Letter on Disability InclusionView Official Letter. Understanding that we are all operating in an unprecedented environment with multiple, competing interests for the time and attention of the CEO, we are writing to you – from a CEO to CEO perspective – to ask for your much-needed help in advancing equality and inclusion

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Fortune: Long COVID has forced millions out of work and wiped out $170 billion in wages annually. Here’s how employers can avoid losing talent this winter

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00December 6th, 2022|COVID-19, DisabilityIN, In the News|

Winter is quickly approaching, marking yet another turn around the sun for the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is a silver lining when it comes to inoculation progress. More than 80% of the U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 10% have received a bivalent booster. But long COVID—a mysterious chronic condition affecting

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Partner Spotlight: Texthelp and KPMG work together to include people with neurodivergent conditions

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00November 29th, 2022|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Texthelp and KPMG Work Together to Include People with Neurodivergent Conditions Texthelp is a global technology company that believes everyone deserves to understand and be understood. They make assistive technology to support people with neurodivergent conditions or those who struggle with literacy. Learn how Texthelp, together with KPMG, work to include people with neurodivergent conditions

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December Digital Accessibility Roundup

2023-02-01T20:51:22-05:00November 29th, 2022|A11Y Roundup, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN|

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round-up of digital accessibility news for December. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season! Check out the Disability:IN Disability-Owned

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