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Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility

Apprenticeship programs provide participants with opportunities to learn in-demand skills, earn a competitive wage and work with their mentors to sharpen their skill sets to enter into well-paying jobs in growing industries including clean energy, IT, cybersecurity, healthcare, and more. In fact, apprentices enrolled in an apprenticeship program can increase their lifetime earnings by almost $100,000 [...]

2023-11-15T18:59:56+00:00Published: November 16th, 2021|Tags: , |

America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). If you are a worker with a disability or an employer of someone who has a disability, you likely already know the unique considerations and often under-recognized benefits that stem from employing people with disabilities. According to Accenture, companies who hire people with disabilities earn 28% higher revenue, [...]

2023-04-21T19:52:44+00:00Published: October 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Long COVID-19 and Workplace Accessibility

Employees with long COVID may be protected under the laws and 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. […]

2024-01-10T17:20:51+00:00Published: September 7th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

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. […]

2023-11-15T19:33:30+00:00Published: June 28th, 2021|Tags: |

Teach Access: A Case Study

Teach Access was launched in 2015 to address the critical need of including digital accessibility in the technology curricula for students at the college and university level. This case study provides an in-depth look at these steps and outlines how the Teach Access Initiative is evolving and laying the groundwork for its next phase of maturity. [...]

2021-05-21T13:38:20+00:00Published: May 19th, 2021|