eNews · February 2017
As always, PEAT is excited to join this essential annual event for everyone working on the advancement and use of accessible technology. We'll be presenting two workshops and hope you can join us:
- Accessibility and Usability in Workplace Technology: A Case Study on Wednesday 3/1, 2:20pm
- Teaching Accessible eRecruiting as a Business Strategy on Thursday 3/2,11am
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Save the Date
Thursday, March 16, 2pm-3pm ET WEBINAR
Accessible, reliable transportation is one of the most critical factors affecting employment for people with disabilities. Join Malcom Glenn to hear about the steps Uber has taken to make their products more accessible for both their employees and users.
Tuesday, March 21, 2pm-3pm ET TWITTER CHAT
Today, many industries are actively recruiting people with autism and other neurological disabilities into their workforces, particularly in fields such as accounting, engineering, and information technology. Join Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) Executive Director Julia Bascom and Hacking Autism President Tara Roehl to discuss the specific ways employers can leverage accessible technology to meet the needs of neurodiverse individuals—and also maximize the productivity of all employees. You can join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #PEATTalks.
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. To learn more, visit www.PEATworks.org.