61 million American adults have a disability. Experts say an intentional approach to accommodations can help companies ensure these workers feel valued.
“People with disabilities have to navigate a world that is still largely built for and reinforced by nondisabled individuals and norms,” Moeena Das, the chief operating officer of the National Organization on Disability, told Insider.
How Remote Work Has Made Working Accessible for Millions of People
NOD has worked on a Disability Employment Tracker for the past nine years, a free tool that tracks now close to 500 companies specifically to see how they’re progressing with their disability inclusion practice. The tracker internally focuses just on the workplace, and employment. Nurmsen said that it has shown progress in disability employment practices, including talent outcomes which measure the progression of disabled people in their careers.
“If we really don’t know where our people with disabilities are in the workplace and how we’re supporting them, then we really can’t say that we have a disability-inclusive culture,” Nurmsen said, highlighting the importance of the tracker.
Shifting the Talent Paradigm | Crossroads of Compliance, Disclosure and Trust
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 tactics […]
Key Tactics to Promote Inclusion of Invisible Diversity Traits
Takeaways from the NOD Corporate Leadership Council Executive Luncheon, which spotlighted how corporate cultures can welcome unseen diversity segments, like LGBT identities and non-apparent disabilities, such as mental illness.
Is Your Company Using These 5 Critical Practices to Increase Disability Self-Identification Rates?
We analyzed the data gained from our 2017 Disability Employment Tracker™, NOD’s confidential, annual survey of corporate disability inclusion policies and practices, to find out what differentiates companies that have been successful at building disability-strong workforces from those that have not.
Employees Need to Feel Comfortable Disclosing Disabilities at Work | Blog by NOD President Carol Glazer
The National Organization on Disability was proud to serve as a knowledge partner with the Working Mother Research Institute and PwC on this important new survey, Disabilities in the Workplace.
Special Report from the Conference Board | Do Ask, Do Tell: Encouraging Employees with Disabilities to Self-Identify
This special report investigates what companies are doing to build a diversity-inclusive culture and encourage employees with disabilities to voluntarily self-identify. It will help organizations to create an environment in which employees may feel comfortable self-identifying. Special Report from The Conference Board | Do Ask Do Tell: Encouraging Employees with Disabilities to Self-Identify
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