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June Digital Accessibility Roundup

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00June 3rd, 2024|A11Y Roundup, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN|

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for June. 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. Disability:IN Happenings Special thanks to Microsoft for sponsoring this year’s Global Accessibility

Partner Spotlight: Lowes

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 27th, 2024|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Lowe’s Accessible Livable Home Services partners up with local foundation to change life of paraplegic man. “AJ loved all sports and played many of them, and you couldn’t keep him from outdoors. I feel like AJ was stripped of his childhood and dreams of becoming a professional athlete. Now, AJ doesn’t have the drive or

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Partner Spotlight: CVS

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 27th, 2024|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Celia is one of six graduates Axel has hired through the Abilities in Abundance program that trains people for meaningful careers with CVS Health®. Together, they’ve created a top store with a welcoming environment for customers and colleagues alike. View Full Article at CVSHealth.com

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Partner Spotlight: Dot Inc.

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 27th, 2024|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

The Dot Pad, as the world’s first tactile display, is our flagship product, following our CES award for Best Innovation in Accessibility 2023. It embodies our corporate vision to drive significant social change in education, employment, and information access for the blind and visually impaired. Additional information: Dot Pad, Best of Show in the SXSW

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Partner Spotlight: Northrop Grumman

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 27th, 2024|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

A Bright Thread Victoria shares of her story of living on the Autism Spectrum and finding a place to thrive at Northrop Grumman By Victoria O’Rear When I was a kid, I hated recess with a passion.  It meant that I had to interact with other kids, and I would risk getting bullied and teased.

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Axios: Disability groups prioritize communication trainings

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 20th, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Disability:IN, a nonprofit organization that encourages inclusion in the workplace, has launched trainings to help people with disabilities better tell their personal stories during the job seeking process. Why it matters: Even as companies continue to prioritize inclusion, only 4% of businesses incorporate people with disabilities into their workplace initiatives, according to the most recent

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2024 Pitch Perfect Challenge

2024-06-16T07:41:17-04:00May 20th, 2024|Announcements, DisabilityIN, DOBE, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

We are excited to announce the semi-finalists for the Disability:IN 2024 Pitch Perfect Challenge! During the semi-finals, Disability Owned Buiness Enterprises (DOBEs) will give their virtual pitches live to corporate decision-makers and fellow entrepreneurs. Three DOBEs, including one “People’s Choice” to be selected via social voting, will advance to the Final Round at the Disability:IN

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Disability:IN Recognized As a Company Shaping the Future of Business by Chief’s Inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards

2024-06-16T07:41:17-04:00May 16th, 2024|Announcements, Awards, DisabilityIN, In the News|

This award recognizes and celebrates the women leaders and companies that are redefining business as usual. May 15, 2024 — Today, Chief, the largest network of senior executive women, reveals the winners of its inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards, recognizing Disability:IN as one of 25 exceptional companies shaping the future of business with

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Statement from Disability:IN President & CEO Jill Houghton on Disability Legislation

2024-06-02T23:46:25-04:00May 8th, 2024|Announcements, DisabilityIN, ESG|

Statement from Disability:IN President & CEO Jill Houghton on recent action in the House of Representatives on disability legislation: “Despite the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act more than three decades ago and one in four American adults having a disability, disabled entrepreneurs and individuals with disabilities continue to face a myriad of challenges

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