Mission

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) increases employment opportunities for Americans with disabilities. Our programs and services enable companies to realize the competitive advantages of hiring people with disabilities.

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DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT TRACKER™

Use our free assessment to benchmark your organization’s disability employment policies and practices against the 200+ companies in the pool. Your company will be eligible for the NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal™.

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CORPORATE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Join NOD’s peer-to-peer executive network. Build relationships. Learn about effective practices. Access the latest data. Get one-on-one help from NOD’s inclusion experts. Become an employer of choice for people with disabilities. 

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SERVICES

Using data from the Tracker, NOD will help advance your hiring and inclusion efforts as your company moves along the Disability Employment Maturity Curve. 

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About

NOD is a disabled woman-led organization whose staff and board include corporate executives, HR professionals, technologists, thought leaders, and advocates. The Chairman of the board is former Pennsylvania Governor and America’s first Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge.

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NEWS & EVENTS

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Sep 4, 2020

Endings And New Beginnings In The Workforce For People With Disabilities 

Now that businesses have no reason not to hire someone who works from home, they should consider all the positives of bringing on board people with disabilities. When companies hire people with disabilities, they raise their performance bar. People with disabilities are incredible problem solvers, as they spend much of each day navigating daily challenges. We constantly show persistence, tenacity and adaptability.   

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Sep 1, 2020

NPR Planet Money Podast Interviews NOD President Carol Glazer: “The Old Rules Were Dumb Anyway”

When the pandemic hit, the old rules went out the window. What rules will stay broken when things go back to normal? NPR’s Planet Money asked NOD President Carol Glazer to weigh in. In this podcast, Glazer shares how employees with disabilities were among the first to get laid off when the pandemic hit the U.S. – in fact, more than one million lost their jobs. But, Glazer shares how the wave of companies implementing remote work is dispelling many of the myths that kept those with disabilities out of the workplace.

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Aug 28, 2020

Has the Great WFH Experiment Delivered for Workers with Disabilities?

Workers with disabilities can help companies rebound. As businesses undergo a period of unprecedented economic and social change, hiring managers would be wise to team up with “people who are much better at dealing with fear and uncertainty. People who are great problem solvers, who are undaunted by challenges,” Glazer said. 

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JPMorgan Chase NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Colgate Palmolive NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
DiversityInc NOD Disability Employment Tracker Partner
Heron Foundation NOD Funder & Partner
Charter Communications - Corporate Leadership Council member + Board Member
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Starbucks Professional Services Client
Coca-Cola Foundation - Organizational Funder
JPMorgan Chase NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Colgate Palmolive NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
DiversityInc NOD Disability Employment Tracker Partner
Heron Foundation NOD Funder & Partner
Charter Communications - Corporate Leadership Council member + Board Member
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Starbucks Professional Services Client
Coca-Cola Foundation - Organizational Funder