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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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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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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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  • How the Design of Immersive Environments Impacts Inclusion

    Work environments are becoming more immersive by using extended reality (XR) technologies. XR technologies include virtual, augmented and mixed reality, all of which provide new ways for people to meet, connect and work in different environments.

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  • Augment Employee Learning with XR

    Extended reality (XR) technologies can help employees customize their job training and retain more of what they learn. 

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  • DOJ Affirms the ADA Applies to Digital Accessibility

    PEAT’s analysis of U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement agreements provides insight into the acceptable methods that DOJ has specified to implement digital accessibility.

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  • Extended Reality & Mental Health Support

    Did you know that your employees may already use extended reality (XR) tools for mental health support? Virtual, augmented and mixed reality (collectively known as XR) tools have many applications. Popular examples range from gaming to helping medical professionals train for complex procedures. However, as more experiences are created for XR technologies, mental health assessment and […]

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Future of Work Podcast

Attract Top Talent with Inclusive Hiring Practices

Meryl Evans, accessibility expert and LinkedIn Top Voice in Disability Advocacy 2022, discusses the top small steps that hiring managers can take to impact inclusion in talent acquisition. Companies often miss opportunities to hire skilled workers because of barriers in the hiring process. Sharing her own experiences as a person who is deaf, Meryl offers tangible tips to create more inclusive hiring practices for everyone.

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Discover PEAT’s Impact

3 arrows in a circle all pointing to the centerOver 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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