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National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is celebrated each October. Get inspired by visiting the NDEAM webpage created by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.

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AI & Disability Inclusion

Learn how your organization can use artificial intelligence (AI) in equitable ways and how to reduce bias in the technologies you use.

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Equitable AI Playbook

Follow the 10 steps in this Playbook to foster inclusion as your organization procures, develops or implements artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

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Telework & Accessibility

Ensure that your virtual workplace is accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities.

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Inclusive XR in the Workplace

Gain in-depth insight into ways accessible extended reality (XR) technologies can enhance organizations and promote inclusion.

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  • Long COVID-19 and Workplace Accessibility

    Employees with long COVID may be protected under the regulations that govern disability in the workplace. The resources listed below detail the classifications behind disability status and long COVID. They also contain guidance for employers and employees who may be new to the accommodations process.

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  • 5 Takeaways from the XR Access Symposium Report 

    What if a construction company could use virtual reality to train employees on worksite hazards from the safety of a conference room? Or an expert wind turbine technician could use augmented reality to guide on-site technicians through repairs, despite being in a different country?

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  • Digital Accessibility in the Workplace with EARN

    Did you know companies that hire people with disabilities earn 28% higher revenue, have twice the net income, and have 30% higher economic profit margins than their peers? To ensure this underrepresented talent pool can succeed within your organization, you need to focus on accessibility.

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  • Video: How Employers & HR Professionals Can Prepare for Emerging Tech in the Workplace

    Emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual and augmented reality (XR), will shape the workplace of the future. They will change how organizations hire, train, and support employees, including those with disabilities.

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Future of Work Podcast

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AI and Workplace Inclusion

John Robinson, President and CEO of Our Ability, discusses how harnessing the power of AI technology can improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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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.

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The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives

The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives

A blueprint for launching a successful initiative to drive the development of accessible emerging technologies.

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Explore PEAT’s Workplace Accessibility Toolkits

Staff Training

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.

TalentWorks

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.

Buy-IT!

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 Matters

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.

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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.

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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.

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Checklist for an Accessible Virtual Meeting & Presentation

Use this checklist to make sure your virtual meetings and presentations are accessible.

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.

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