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Disability Awareness Resources

 

 

Disability Etiquette
From the United Spinal Association, an online booklet of tips on interacting with people with all types of disabilities.

Disability Friendly Strategies
From the State of California, Disability Friendly Strategies is a checklist of ten ways your company can tap the full contributions of disabled employees.

Ability Awareness is dedicated to building a world of inclusion for people with health conditions and disabilities.

The US Business Leadership Network helps build workplaces, marketplaces, and supply chains where people with disabilities are respected for their talents, while supporting the development and expansion of its BLN affiliates.

DoItMyselfBlog.com has a Checklist for Planning an Accessible Event to ensure that all attendees at your meetings feel welcomed.

The National Federation of the Blind has information on hiring and working with blind people.

The Courtesy Rules of Blindness lists ten simple ways sighted people can feel at ease with blind people, from the National Federation of the Blind.

Connections in the Land of Disability is a thought-provoking and passionate book that will change how you think about disabilities and the people who have them.

Designing More Usable Web Sites tells you how people with disabilities use the web, so that you can improve your website.

Articles about Employment of People with Disabilities
From disABLEDperson.com

 

 


Disability Awareness

Disability Etiquette and Interviewing Tips
Job Accommodations
Definition of disability

The most important thing you can do to attract the best employees with disabilities is to assure them that your company will genuinely welcome them.

Some job seekers are hesitant about the reception they might get when they re-enter the workforce after the onset of a new disability. New job seekers can be nervous about the job hunting process. Some people with disabilities have a newfound freedom to become fully-employed now that improvements to government programs ensure they won’t risk benefits and services they depend on. And many more are completing education and job training programs so that they can become fully employed.

As an employer, you can take simple steps to remove uncertainties so that good, qualified job candidates will be confident that your company wants to hear from them. Here are three ideas:

The quick links to resources to the right offer many ideas to support current and future employees.

Below are some links to in-depth information about:

Be the people who make the change!