As a wheelchair user, one of the questions I often get asked is: “Do you drive?” Followed closely by: “How do you drive?”
Free eLearning Modules from iDisability to Support Coronavirus Response Strategies
Companies with the right tools will be most effective in supporting the emotional well-being and productivity of their associates.
Accommodate with Assistive Tech
Technology has changed the landscape of the workplace. And assistive technology has redefined employment for people with disabilities.
Communicating with People with Disabilities
People are often hesitant or intimidated to initiate a conversation with someone who has a disability. They fear inadvertently doing or saying something inappropriate.
Accommodating Dexterity Limitations
Dexterity is defined as a person’s ability to perform specific motor tasks. Many medical conditions, injuries, and disabilities can affect a person’s dexterity, including: cumulative trauma disordersmultiple sclerosiscerebral palsyarthritisdiabetesstrokeand general...
Disclosing a Disability or Needed Accommodation
While every person with a disability who does not disclose has his or her reasons, hiding a disability may create unnecessary stress and anxiety.
Employing and Accommodating an Aging Workforce
Due, in part, to healthier and more active lifestyles, people continue to live longer. As a result, America’s workforce is aging.
Including Disability in a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
Unfortunately, many diversity initiatives have a limited scope, and exclude disability from their reach.
Epilepsy and the Workplace Understanding Promotes Support
The most important part of accommodating people with epilepsy involves providing your workforce with basic facts about epilepsy and addressing the stigma associated with epilepsy.
The ROI of Inclusion: Disability Employment Strategies Boost the Bottom Line
The data is unsurmountable. Business leaders are discovering that hiring qualified candidates with disabilities can be a major boost for business.