Collaborative technology has erased physical barriers that once made it difficult to meet face-to-face and work on documents simultaneously. But disabled employees and other workers often need special accommodations — closed captioning, for instance — that allows them to access modern communications technology.
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As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly integrated into our lives, it’s vital that AI systems serve all members of society. AI should be inclusive, fair, and without bias.
A disability-inclusive organizational culture improves the employee experience of the entire workforce, and reasonable accommodations don’t have to be expensive or disruptive. Here are some dos and don’ts to make it work.
Older Americans often have sight, hearing, mobility and cognition disabilities that make internet use difficult. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making its web presence more senior citizen-accessible.
Learn about Jennifer Sheehy, who leads the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor as the Deputy Assistant Secretary.
In 2017, almost 500 companies were sued in federal court for having websites that are inaccessible—i.e., not fully usable by people with disabilities. Here’s what you need to know to protect your organization.
What you need to know to be a disability ally.
The CIL is a state-wide organization that provides a wide variety of services including employment assistance. Knowing the services you can count on to help you cope with a disability can make the difference between remaining in your own home verses being admitted to an assisted living facility.
Assistive technology can enrich your life as well as often helping you remain living independently in the community. There are many types of A.T. items designed to make life easier that cover a wide range of disabilities.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulates the use of service animals, and sets the guidelines for what the user can and can’t do, what they are responsible for, and how businesses may legally respond to them. Let’s look at some of these laws and how they may affect you.