The PEAT team is well-represented today at #XRAccess, in a breakout session facilitated by Joiwind Ronen to discuss how we can create a framework for making new technologies (#XR and beyond) more accessible.
Jul 10, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor has announced the 2019 theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month: "The Right Talent, Right Now." Check out resources for planning your celebrations this October at https://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/ndeam/resources.htm #NDEAM
@departmentoflabor has announced a Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) Award to recognize federal contractors who excel in meeting their responsibilities under Section 503 and exemplify the spirit of disability inclusion. Deadline: August 31 https://www.dol.gov/ediaward
Why purchase inclusive tech? "30% of the professional workforce fits the federal definition of having a disability...but only 39% of employees with disabilities have disclosed to their manager. Even fewer have disclosed to their teams (24%) and HR (21%)" http://ow.ly/G5gd50uyfXr
Jun 6, 2019
The M-Enabling Summit is coming up soon! Catch PEAT co-director Josh Christianson’s contributions to the “Technology and Employment” panel on June 17 at 3:30pm at this annual meeting in Washington DC for all who create and use accessible technologies https://m-enabling.com/
Check out our latest podcast featuring Amitai Bin-Nun of Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) as he discusses the factors that #AutonomousVehicles manufacturers need to consider from an inclusive design standpoint, and the potential this technology holds to bring new talent into the workforce. Workology #FutureOfWork #A11y #HR https://www.peatworks.org/futureofwork/podcast/2019/05/SAFE