Video Conversation: If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?2021-01-06T13:16:42+00:00
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If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?

Experts and thought leaders discuss the business case for hiring people with disabilities.

Lend your voice: If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?

Janet Love: I would do something to accelerate the change from fluorescent light to low flicker LED. The Job Accommodation Network lists 15 conditions that can be accommodated by turning off fluorescent light including epilepsy, migraines, heart disease, and lupus. It is also known to impact conditions such as attention deficit [disorder] and autism. I cannot work in most [...]

Mike Paciello on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace

Transcript: Mike Paciello on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace PEAT asked Michael Paciello, President of the Paciello Group: "If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?" Paciello: If I were President for a day and [...]

Angela Hooker on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace

Transcript: Angela Hooker on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace PEAT asked Angela Hooker, Senior Accessibility Consultant at Cascades Technologies: "If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace? Hooker: "I think that the President could, [...]

Jay Wyant on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace

Transcript: Jay Wyant on Policy Actions to Increase the Use of Accessible Technology in the Workplace PEAT asked Jay Wyant, Chief Information Accessibility Officer, Minnesota State CIO Office: "If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?" Wyant: If I was President [...]