The Future of Work for People with Disabilities
As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day this year, the following video conversations explore what the current and future landscape looks like for people with disabilities at work. Learn from these 4 professional leaders about how lived experience with disabilities have shaped their careers, what the future holds for people with disabilities, and the potential to make every workplace an inclusive workplace where technology understands and serves people with diverse needs.
Lydia X. Z. Brown
Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
Attorney and Educator
Software Engineer at Comcast and Founder of EvoXLabs
Technology can and should break barriers for people with disabilities in the workplace. Let’s ensure that the future of work is born accessible.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
AI holds tremendous workplace potential, but also risks related to privacy, ethics, and bias. Learn more about Artificial Intelligence.
Autonomous Vehicles (AV)
Accessible AVs could create equitable access to transportation and employment. Learn more about Autonomous Vehicles.
Extended Reality (XR)
XR is changing the way we interact with the world around us—and the future of work. Learn more about Extended Reality.
Ethics and Bias in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology
Merve Hickok, Founder of AIethicist.org, discusses the risks employers carry when they use AI-enabled technology in HR and the questions they should ask vendors to avoid bias and discrimination.
Video: Disability-Led Innovation in Future Workplaces
This SXSW 2021 session explores the #FutureOfWork and how we can ensure people with disabilities are able to contribute their knowledge, skills, and experience toward the design of emerging tech.
Telework and Accessibility
Resources to help equip employers with the information needed to ensure that the virtual workplace is accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities
Explore PEAT’s Workplace Accessibility Toolkits
Find detailed guidance for training employees across your organization with the accessibility knowledge they need, specific to their role. Learn more about our Staff Training Resources.
The online resource that helps employers and human resources (HR) professionals make their eRecruiting technologies accessible to all job seekers—including those with disabilities. Learn more about TalentWorks.
This procurement guide for employers and their purchasing staff helps ensure that the ICT you buy and implement works for as many people as possible. Learn more about Buy-IT!.
Policy analysis and news regarding laws and regulations, court decisions, and government resources related to the accessibility of technology used in all aspects of employment. Learn more about Policy Matters.
Model Procurement Language for ICT
Employers and others can add the following procurement language to contracts with product vendors to enhance the accessibility of purchased or licensed products.
How is the Department of Justice (DOJ) Addressing Website and ICT Accessibility?
Explore 175 settlements addressing how the ADA applies to digital accessibility. Through these agreements, employers and other covered entities can understand DOJ priorities and how to proactively comply with existing rules and guidance.
About the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
Our mission is to foster collaborations that make emerging technologies accessible. To support workplaces in using inclusive technologies that engage the skills of employees with disabilities. To build a future that works.