Inaugural Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM) Results Announced
WASHINGTON, DC (June 11, 2015) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) have officially announced the results of the first annual Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey.
The 2014 DEI was completed by 80 Fortune 1000-size companies in early 2015, who were notified of their results in late April. Nineteen of these companies received 100 out of 100 on the survey, which recognizes a broad range of workplace, supply chain and marketplace activities.
5 Ways to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
On May 17th, the USBLN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD was established to create awareness and generate conversations about accessibility, specifically web accessibility, for people with disabilities.
USBLN Facilitates Over 8,000 New Hires with Disabilities Through Going for the Gold Program
Through the Going for the Gold (GFG) program, the USBLN is aiding 20 Fortune and Global 500 companies achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.
Businesses Collaborate to Change the Unemployment Rate for People with Autism
This week, organizations across industries will gather at the third annual Autism at Work Summit, which will take place on Microsoft’s Campus in Redmond, Washington, April 24-26, 2018.
2018 Annual Conference – Resources on Accommodations
For those conference attendees in need of medical equipment/scooters, etc. – The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has provided the names of several vendors whose information is included below. Of course, you are welcome to choose any vendor you prefer, we have provided these for convenience and this in no way serves as an endorsement. If […]
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As an amputee, I know what it feels like to be different and have people make assumptions about what I can and can't do. Disability inclusion is about overcoming those assumptions.