DEI Communications Webinar

2019-08-25T23:08:21+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Interested in learning about Disability:IN and the Disability Equality Index? This webinar will provide an overview of our organization and the nation’s most trusted benchmarking tool on Disability Inclusion, The Disability Equality Index, DEI. We will discuss the benefits of taking the DEI, how to leverage your DEI scorecard, review the DEI Resource Guide, go

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool

2019-08-25T23:09:23+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

USA Today: The only time I ever got out of my house was to go to the doctor, and you can’t imagine what that does to someone’s mood,” she says. Working “provided the opportunity to let my strengths actually shine so people get to know the real me, and not just see my disability. Disability

Conference Photos Now Available

2019-08-25T23:08:38+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Thank you to everyone who attended, networked, and presented at the 2019 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo! We had a phenomenal turn out (SOLD OUT) with compelling panels and informational breakout sessions. Save the date: July 13-16, 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo at the Ritz Carlton and J.W. Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida. Check out the

Empowering disability in the workplace

2019-08-25T23:08:38+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

BBC World Business Report: We ask whether big companies are doing enough to enable workers who have disabilities. We meet people at the Clarity soap and bath products factory in London, where 80% of employees have a disability. Caroline Casey is a social entrepreneur and founder of the Valuable 500, who explains how she’s persuading

4 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Disability Inclusion Practices

2019-08-25T23:08:38+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Written by Ted Kennedy, Jr., Chad Jerdee, and Laurie Henneborn Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal told the story of Nathan Mort, an employee of Gordon Food Service who tracks warranty claims and has a high-functioning form of autism. The article noted that the number of people with disabilities entering the workforce is rising — good news

Businesses Named “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

2019-08-25T23:08:38+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Washington, D.C., July 17, 2019 – Results from the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI) were unveiled by Ted Kennedy Jr., bone cancer survivor, amputee and Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) recognizing top-scoring companies as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” The record-breaking 180 businesses that participated in the

2019 Inclusion Awards

2019-08-25T23:08:39+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

2019 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion  Microsoft, Amazon, and Strong Tower Consulting among award winners Chicago, IL. (July 16, 2019) –The 2019 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2019 Disability:IN Annual Conference taking

Disability Inclusive Stock Photography – Available for all

2019-08-25T23:08:39+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Disability:IN is pleased to offer disability inclusive stock photography to the public. In an effort to empower business to achieve disability inclusion and equality, we encourage corporations to use this in recruitment material, marketing material, internal and external communications, etc. These photos were taken by Jordan Nicholson, and can be contacted at jordan.n.photo@gmail.com. Please take

Why companies who hire people with disabilities outperformed their peers

2019-08-25T23:08:39+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

Hiring and supporting employees with disabilities isn’t just a matter of corporate social responsibility or public relations; it’s just good business. According to a recent study of 140 U.S. companies by Accenture–alongside the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN–those that offered the most inclusive working environment for disabled employees achieved an average of 28% higher revenue,

Institutional Investors Call for Workplace Disability Inclusion

2019-08-25T23:08:39+00:00August 25th, 2019|DisabilityIN|

A group of institutional investors representing more than $1 trillion in combined assets are calling on the companies they invest in to do more to include people with disabilities in the workforce. The initiative is being led by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, and includes California State Teachers’