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How to Name Your Firm’s Disability ERGs and BRGs

How to Name Your Firm’s Disability ERGs and BRGs

Resource groups are becoming more prevalent as the workplace culture shifts to create a more diverse and inclusive environment. ERG (Employee Resource Group) and BRG (Business Resource Group) are the most widely used terms to describe these groups within organizations.

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Your Guide to Universal Design Certification in 9 Simple Steps

Your Guide to Universal Design Certification in 9 Simple Steps

Imagine a building that feels like an effortless extension of yourself, regardless of size, age, or ability. That’s the wonder of Universal Design (UD), a concept centered on creating environments that the greatest number of people can access, understand, and use. And it’s not impossible to achieve! It’s probably easier than you think.

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Why Universal Design is the Best Business Choice

Why Universal Design is the Best Business Choice

These days, competition is fierce, consumers are increasingly diverse, and the need for organizations to prioritize Universal Design (UD) has never been more urgent. As companies strive to become more broadly welcoming, UD emerges as a powerful strategy to reshape profit centers and drive sustainable growth.

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Will You Join the Conversation with Me on LinkedIn?

Will You Join the Conversation with Me on LinkedIn?

Are you longing for a world where disability inclusion isn’t just a buzzword, but a lived reality? Join me on LinkedIn, where I share content driven by my deep passion for universal access. Together, we’ll embark on a journey of discovery, inspiration, and connection.

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How Universal Design Ensures Everyone’s Day at the Museum is Great

How Universal Design Ensures Everyone’s Day at the Museum is Great

As preservers of culture, history, science, and art, museums allow us to understand the world around us better. But many factors, including physical barriers, inadequate signage, and lack of inclusive programming, inadvertently exclude certain groups, particularly people with disabilities, from enjoying the experience. It’s critical for these institutions to adopt universal design (UD) principles to establish environments that are inclusive.

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4 Reasons Your Business Needs Diversity & Inclusion in  2024

4 Reasons Your Business Needs Diversity & Inclusion in 2024

Not surprisingly, “The 10 Biggest Business Trends for 2024 Everyone Must Be Ready for Now” include AI, customer experiences, flexible working solutions, and advancements in sustainable practices. These trends will likely shape the strategies and priorities of businesses as they navigate the challenges and opportunities presented in the coming year.

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A Year in Review:Unwrapping the Gift of Inclusive Spaces

A Year in Review:Unwrapping the Gift of Inclusive Spaces

The year has served as a testament to our shared commitment to inclusion and equality. But before we close out 2023, let’s explore three trending topics that emphasize the importance of creating inclusive spaces that make everyone feel comfortable and safe.

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