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PEAT’s vision is a future where new and emerging technologies are accessible to the workforce by design.

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Disability-Led Innovation Report

Learn how innovators with disabilities create AI-enabled hiring technologies that focus on inclusion and reduce bias.

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Inclusive XR & Hybrid Work Toolkit

Ensure that the extended reality (XR) technologies you use are accessible to everyone no matter where they work.

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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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Telework & Accessibility

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

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  • W3C Releases Immersive Captioning Recommendations

    If you watch content on your phone or computer, you have probably used closed captioning at some point. Closed captioning typically appears on screens in a standard format, thanks to the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for closed captioning on television. But have you ever wondered how captioning works in an immersive environment, such as virtual reality […]

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  • Digital Equity and the Disability Ecosystem: Finding Local, Regional, and National Connections

    People with disabilities are part of diverse communities that benefit from equitable access to broadband internet. As State Digital Equity Plans help more people get connected, it is vital to center disabled people in the process. These Plans should include the needs and perspectives of people with disabilities to ensure that new broadband investments help close the digital divide. The resources listed below can help State Digital Equity Plan creators and implementors engage with organizations that empower people with disabilities to live, work, and participate in their communities.

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  • Updated Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2

    An update to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is here. On October 5, 2023, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) officially released version 2.2 of WCAG. Due to the evolving digital landscape, these guidelines and standards must be reviewed and refreshed to ensure they address current needs. This is why […]

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  • Accessibility in State Digital Equity Plans

    Infusing State Broadband Planning with Inclusion and Accessibility What are State Digital Equity Plans? State Digital Equity Plans are a requirement for any State that receives funding from the State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is managing this program to provide $60 million to fund the development of Digital […]

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Future of Work Podcast

Podcast: Effective Recruiting Tips: Leverage AI and Enhance Inclusion

Adonis Wooten-Herron, North American Recruiting Lead for Women’s Initiatives, Persons with Disabilities, and LGBTQ+ at Accenture, shares how people and AI-enabled technology can work together to create more inclusive recruiting practices. He underscores the importance of staying passionate and keeping informed to ensure that the core of your hiring process always puts people first.

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Discover PEAT’s Impact

Over the past few years, we have made significant strides toward our vision for a future where all technologies are accessible by design. Check out this new page that shows PEAT’s highlights, metrics and impacts since the beginning of 2020.

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FEATURED TOOLKIT

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

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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.

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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.

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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!.

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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.

Featured Resources

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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.

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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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