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Oct 29, 2021

Is Your Business’s Online Job Search Process Accessible for People With Disabilities?

By Charles Catherine | Essential Accessibility Blog | October 28th, 2021     If you look around your neighborhood these days, chances are you will see a lot of “help wanted” signs dotting the business landscape. As we repeatedly hear, a labor shortage is gripping our nation and employers are struggling to find people wanting […]

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Oct 28, 2021
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Are We Beginning to Narrow the Gap on Disability Inclusion in the Workplace?

By Carol Glazor, President of NOD   After decades of seeing no real change, something finally may be shifting, and more people with disabilities are finding jobs. NOD’s 2021 Employment Tracker shows that the percentage of new hires with disabilities among major employers is increasing. While the numbers are still too low, it is more […]

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Oct 26, 2021
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Are You Ready To Challenge Your Accessibility Assumptions?

By Tamar Savir | Medium, October 25th, 2021 We kicked off the #NoMouseVMware challenge this week, inviting employees to navigate a website or a tool for 30 minutes using only the keyboard. Not everyone relies on a mouse or a trackpad when using their computers. The general “cat” population may be surprised to know there […]

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Oct 5, 2021
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Devoted Community Activist and Actor Robert David Hall Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From NOD at Annual Forum

“Along with many others, I have dedicated many years to advocating for people with disabilities, and I stand proudly by NOD’s mission to recognize everyone’s abilities and talents, especially in the workforce. I encourage all companies (especially those in the media and entertainment fields) to see people with disabilities as they are —productive, resilient, and hard working. People with disabilities can do anything if they are given the opportunity.”

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Oct 5, 2021
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Find Leading Disability Employers

Fortunately, some best-in-class employers are already creating inclusive workplaces and removing barriers for PWD to find jobs. Every year, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) recognizes these top companies for not only leading the way in inclusion, but also for tapping into the many benefits that come with hiring talent with disabilities, which include high rates of productivity, strong dedication, and greater engagement at work.

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Events

Jun 2, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Inclusive and Accessible Businesses: What You Need to Know

In this webinar, we will discuss a practical approach to understanding and implementing accessibility in the workplace.

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Jun 21, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Workplace Mental Health: Employee Perspective

Hear directly from employees about their experience with mental illness. Understand Gen X and Millennial perspectives and explore generational and cultural differences in how we address mental health in the workplace.

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Jul 21, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Policy Matters: A Conversation with Senior Officials in the Biden Administration

During the 2021 ADA anniversary, President Joe Biden stated that his administration would ensure the “dignity and rights of disabled Americans are lifted up in every policy we pursue.” One year later, where do we stand? The discussion will focus on public policy issues that impact business the most.

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Jul 27, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Workplace Mental Health: Effective Practices

Learn the most effective practices to foster a corporate culture that is inclusive of individuals with mental health disabilities. 

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Aug 11, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Workplace Mental Health: Employer Perspective

Learn from the companies leading the way in addressing mental health in the workplace.

This panel discussion will focus on mental health disabilities from the employer’s perspective, offering insight to other leaders on how to support mental illness in the workplace and work together to eliminate stigma.

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Aug 25, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

ERG/BRG Networking & Learning

As Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs), and Diversity Councils become increasingly integral to the employee experience, how do we maximize the value of these groups in the workplace—both for employers and employees?

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Sep 29, 2022 2:30pm - 8:30pm
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National Organization on Disability at 40 | Honoring the Past; Innovating the Future

Join us as we celebrate 40 years of NOD and the accomplishments of the disability rights movement; explore the future being built by ADA Generation innovators; and celebrate our longtime chairman Gov. Tom Ridge.

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Dec 1, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Inclusive Work Trends in the COVID-Era: Diversity and Inclusion Opportunities in the New Normal

In this webinar, dig into the latest opportunities in the ‘new’ normal. 

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