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
Kroger NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
PNC Bank NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Sodexo NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
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UPS NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Walmart NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and Funder
S&P NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and 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
Kroger NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
PNC Bank NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Sodexo NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
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UPS NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Walmart NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and Funder
S&P NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and 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
Kroger NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
PNC Bank NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Sodexo NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
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UPS NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Walmart NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and Funder
S&P NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and 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
Kroger NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
Lowes NOD Disability Hiring Engagement Client
PNC Bank NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Prudential NOD Funder and Partner
Sodexo NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Capital One NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
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UPS NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member
Walmart NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and Funder
S&P NOD Corporate Leadership Council Member and Funder

Mission

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 57 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. NOD focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.

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DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT TRACKER™

Take our free survey to assess your organization’s current disability employment policies and practices and receive a benchmarking Scorecard and leading practices. Be recognized for your company’s exemplary performance and earn the NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal™.

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CORPORATE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Distinguish yourself as a national leader in disability inclusion. Membership in the NOD Corporate Leadership Council offers access to industry experts and NOD research, opportunities to network with peers, and increased brand recognition.

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The National Organization on Disability is a leading resource for businesses seeking to access the talent pool of nearly 24 million working-age people with disabilities who are not employed. Our best-in-class Disability Employment Professional Services provide the tools and expert guidance to:

  • Attract and retain talent
  • Develop accessible and inclusive workplaces
  • Transform organizational culture

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DISABILITY INCLUSION ACCELERATOR™

Our in-depth Disability Inclusion Accelerator™ provides a data-rich view of where you are in your disability inclusion journey–and an action plan to advance your efforts.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Mar 20, 2020

Living with a Visual Disability during the Coronavirus Pandemic | Blog by NOD’s Charles Catherine

March 20, 2020 | By Charles Catherine, Special Assistant, NOD I am standing in my grocery store, waiting for Willy, one of the workers who usually helps me to do my shopping. As I reach out and grab his familiar shoulder, I realize that something has changed, I’m reluctant to touch him. I’m only 31 […]

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Mar 12, 2020

Response to COVID-19/Coronavirus

The National Organization on Disability is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. During this time, we remain committed to ensuring the well-being of everyone in our community and are therefore taking immediate measures to safeguard all our clients, funders, partners and staff members.

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Mar 6, 2020

Key Strategies For Boosting Disability Recruiting

When it comes to college recruiting, there are several common missteps or “missed steps” that employers commonly make in terms of recruiting students with disabilities. Felicia Nurmsen, managing director of employer services for the National Organization on Disability (NOD), says the thing she hears most from employers is that they want to understand how to find this talent.

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Dec 3, 2019

Looking Back at NOD’s Annual Forum | “Shifting the Talent Paradigm: Inclusive Cultures for a Modern Workforce”

WATCH! More than 200 diversity and inclusion leaders attended NOD’s Annual Forum exploring the best change management tactics that corporate leaders can deploy to create a more diverse and inclusive culture. Senior managers heard from executives and experts on the most effect tools and tactics to create an inclusive culture, as well as the leadership skills and personal attributes needed to lead a culture change.

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Nov 27, 2019

Just Released: NOD’s Report to the Field

Discover how we’re making an impact for Americans with disabilities in our newly released Report to the Field. Covering highlights from NOD’s innovative disability employment programs, discover our milestones and achievements in this newly released report.

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Nov 19, 2019

Celebrate the 2019 International Day of People With Disabilities

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (IDPWD): Since 1945, the United Nations (UN) has outlined and reiterated its commitment to calling for the creation of inclusive, accessible and sustainable societies and communities – most notably with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Over time, the UN has honed its focus […]

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Nov 18, 2019

NOD Chairman, Gov. Tom Ridge, Presents to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Tom Ridge, NOD Chairman and former Pennsylvania Governor, presented to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about the need to abolish subminimum wages for Americans with disabilities.

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Nov 13, 2019

NOD Remembers Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson, a Visionary and Social Justice Champion

NOD honors the life and legacy of Bernard J. Tyson, a tireless advocate for equality, who helped shaped the future of healthcare, during his 30-year tenure at Kaiser Permanente. Tyson became a leading voice for the African-American community and used his platform to champion social justice for minorities, including people with disabilities. By enthusiastically embracing diversity, Kaiser Permanente built an inclusive workforce that fueled a culture of innovation.

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Oct 16, 2019

Victory for disability advocates: Supreme Court won’t hear Domino’s Pizza accessibility case

By Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY | Published 9:56 p.m. ET Oct. 7, 2019   The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear Domino’s petition on whether its website is accessible to the disabled is considered a loss for the pizza giant and a win for disability advocates. The case was one of a long list of those the Supreme […]

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Oct 11, 2019

Wall Street Journal Quotes NOD’s Howard Green On Power of Eye Tracking Technology

Doctors Look to Eye-Tracking to Improve Care Startups are using technology that follows the movement of the eye to diagnose nearsightedness and help people with disabilities. David M. Ewalt From the Wall Street Journal For Pat Quinn, eye-tracking technology is a lifeline to the world. Mr. Quinn, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is […]

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