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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.”
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.
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.
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 […]
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