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Access/Accommodations -- Inclusive workspaces

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Working Together: Deaf and Hearing People Online Course is designed to help employers develop the sensitivity and skills to communicate effectively with deaf and hard-of-hearing employees, enable deaf and hearing colleagues to work together more productively, and assist in fostering a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion. This course is...
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This 17-page report discusses research from Accenture, in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). This research shows the financial benefits of including people with disabilities in business. "Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in...
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Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a free benchmarking tool for Disability:IN partners that provides a confidential opportunity to receive an objective score on disability inclusion policies and practices. Its an aspirational, educational, recognition tool that helps identify opportunities for continued improvement and helps establish a reputation...
This website provides information about the Department of Defense Computer/Electronics Accommodations Program (CAP). CAP "... provides assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill, and injured service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology."...
This article, from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, describes commonly used accommodations and adaptations for autistic individuals in the workplace. The article is divided into the following sections: To address communication issues, To prepare for sensory sensitivities, To address behavioral concerns, To support organizational needs, To...
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has surveyed employers since 2004 related to providing workplace accommodations for people with disabilities. This resource lists and describes the findings of the survey. The survey results have shown the benefits these employers reported receiving from making workplace accommodations. Employers reported...
This Job Accommodation Network webpage includes a series of publications about accommodation and disabilities. This series "... is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)." These publications could also be helpful to employees, rehabilitation professionals,...
This resource, from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), is a database of information regarding disabilities and accommodations. "This information is designed to help employers and individuals determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). [Users] will find ADA information, accommodation...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is from the ACE It! series on acing conversations with potential employers by knowing how to advocate for students, inform the employer how to effectively communicate with employees with disabilities, and educate the employer about workplace accommodations. This tip sheet...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is from the ACE It! series on acing conversations with potential employers by knowing how to advocate for students, inform the employer how to effectively communicate with employees with disabilities, and educate the employer about workplace accommodations. This tip sheet...
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