By ensuring that your company’s structures, practices, and systems are accessible, your company can signal that employees and customers with disabilities are valuable to your business.

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Jul 21, 2020

4 Ways Telehealth Is Changing Healthcare Consumer Behavior for the Better

Virtual care has the potential to address inequities, inconveniences and public health risks if access continues to grow and evolve, a PwC study finds. Posted July 21st, 2020 | By Brian Eastwood   Data from the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic shows that U.S. consumers made a massive shift to telehealth. What’s more, a […]


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Nov 25, 2019

Shifting the Talent Paradigm | Shift Communications: Breaking Barriers with Technology

  September 26, 2019 – More than 200 diversity and inclusion leaders from companies around the country gathered at the National Organization on Disability’s (NOD) Annual Forum and Dinner, entitled Shifting the Talent Paradigm: Inclusive Culture for a Modern Workforce. Sponsored by Lead Partners PwC and Spectrum, the all-day forum explored the best change management […]


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Aug 20, 2018

How Google has stepped up its efforts to makes its own tech more accessible to the disabled

“Disability is still so stigmatized that disabled people often face the ‘tyranny of low expectations,’ where less is expected of them,” says Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on Disability (NOD). “But you can’t just assume that people with disabilities are sitting at home in front of their computers — they’re out and about in the community.”


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May 11, 2018

Charter Communications Innovates Cutting Edge Products—By and For People with Disabilities

Yesterday, NOD President Carol Glazer joined Rhonda Crichlow, Charter’s Chief Diversity Officer, in a visit to their Accessible Product Development team. Peter Brown, Vice President of Design, shared the exciting product innovations that were produced by a team of skilled workers with disabilities.


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Sep 18, 2017

Inclusive Design Can Remove Barriers, Prevent Social Isolation

“To have a solution that isolates a person is not true inclusion,” Maryellen Reardon of Prudential Financial said at Inclusion by Design, NOD’s annual disability employment forum that attracted about 70 organizations. Her manager solved the problem by giving her an iPad with closed-captioning capability that could be used in the meeting room. Inclusive design is “the reality of what you as companies do for your customers,” said Carol Glazer, NOD president.


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Jul 12, 2017

Giant Eagle + NOD Case Study

Giant Eagle + NOD | ‘A customized workplace solution from the ground up’ OBJECTIVE To architect a plan to implement universal design principles – a designed environment that can be utilized by all people, regardless of their age, size, disability – in Giant Eagle’s distribution facility to make every job position within the facility available […]


Corporate Leadership Council Member Content

Rethinking Your Hiring Technology: An eRecruiting Checklist for Employers
This Checklist, from PEAT, can help ensure that employers are building, buying, and implementing eRecruiting tools and workplace technologies accessible to everyone.
Ableism in the Workplace and Beyond
People with disabilities face ableism every day in various aspects of our lives. Learn how one inter-abled couple, Youtube stars Cole and Charisma Sydnor, confronts these assumptions and attitudes by sharing their lives with millions.
Building Tomorrow’s Accessible Workplaces
During the COVID era of rapid change, digital technology is critical in helping us stay connected. But not all tech is created equal. Many digital tools are not built to accommodate people with disabilities, leaving these users disconnected from colleagues, clients and friends. Learn from corporate leaders who are designing the workplaces of the future and pushing accessibility beyond compliance.
7 Steps to Make Your Virtual Meetings + Presentations Accessible with PEAT
Ease the transition to telework with seven essential steps that will ensure your company's digital communications and platforms are accessible to employees with disabilities
COVID-19 Conference Call: Making Work Accessible
Jeremy Zilar of presents on how to deploy accessible technology to support employees with disabilities during the pandemic.
Compilation of Resources on Accessibility
By ensuring that your digital systems and tools are accessible, your company can signal that employees and customers with disabilities are a valuable to your business, in addition to staying compliant with legal requirements. 
5 Ways to Ensure Your Website is Accessible to Job Candidates with Disabilities
eSSENTIAL Accessibility is a one-stop-shop for companies seeking digital accessibility expertise, with an approach that goes beyond compliance. Top companies, including Merck, Toys“R”Us, Mastercard and Marriott, partner with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to signal their commitment to people with disabilities.
eRecruiting & Accessibility: Is HR Technology Hurting Your Bottom Line?
An interactive chat with subject matter experts on how accessible HR technology can help companies recruit talent with disabilities.


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