Employment News

Disability, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Resources from the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology

Identifying as both a person with a disability and another dimension of diversity – such as gender, race, class, sexuality, age, or religion – can affect how people think about their disabilities, and can also impact their ability to access resources, opportunities, and support. The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) features resources to help employers address diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) as interconnected strands rather than separate pieces.

Including Disability in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Priorities: Building A Maturity Model

This research-based tool from the Employer Assistance and Resource Network for Disability Inclusion (EARN) can help employers take steps to ensure disability is included in diversity plans.

Podcast: Research Results and Improving Employment Outcomes for People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

Dr. Michele McDonnall, principal investigator for the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision, was interviewed for this podcast episode. Dr. McDonnall highlighted the center's research and findings, as well as the materials, training, and technical assistance developed to support individuals who are blind or have low vision, rehabilitation professionals, and employers.