Hosting Inclusive Meetings

How to Bridge Different Access Needs

Meeting the access needs of your employees is key to building an inclusive workplace. But what should you do if different individuals with disabilities request accessibility practices that seem to conflict with one another? Addressing competing requests can be challenging because a perfect solution is not always clear. […]

Speaker Guide: Requesting Live Captioning for Your Presentation

Speaker Guide: Requesting Live Captioning for Your Presentation When speaking at an event, it’s an inclusion best practice to request live captioning for your session to ensure that participants can fully engage in your talk. Steps to Request Live Captioning Below are steps you can take to request live captioning for your next presentation: Connect [...]

2023-12-07T14:33:26+00:00Published: October 10th, 2022|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Section 5: Learn How Accessible XR Enables Inclusive Immersive Meetings

Inclusive Immersive Meetings In hybrid workplaces, immersive meetings can help employees stay connected. By using XR tools, employees can meet in a virtual space and feel as though they are in the same room while being physically distant. You need to make sure that everyone can participate equally in these meetings. This means that in [...]

2023-12-07T14:29:19+00:00Published: January 18th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Section 2: Learn How XR Technologies Support Hybrid Workplaces

Immersive Technologies & Hybrid Work XR technologies have the potential to create a positive and immersive experience for all employees. In hybrid workplaces, remote employees use XR tools to virtually work alongside colleagues who are in an office, allowing for seamless collaboration. Many technologies that assist with training, virtual meetings and online events now incorporate [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of working age and is the most prevalent service-connected disability among American veterans. People [...]

2023-12-07T14:33:34+00:00Published: December 7th, 2021|Tags: , |

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join the video platform with everyone. Interpreters typically work in teams of at least [...]

2023-12-07T14:33:43+00:00Published: December 7th, 2021|Tags: , |

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate ahead of time directly with the interpreter that you provide. If you have [...]

2023-12-07T14:33:52+00:00Published: December 7th, 2021|Tags: , |