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Video Conversation: The Future of Work for People with Disabilities

The Future of Work for People with Disabilities A Video Conversation Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day In 2020, the move to virtual workstreams accelerated rapidly. McKinsey reports that the adoption of digital technologies sped up by several years in just 8 months—and that many of these changes are likely permanent. [...]

2023-12-07T14:41:55+00:00Published: May 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

Video: Lydia X. Z. Brown on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Lydia is Policy Council for the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Director of Policy, Advocacy, and External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network. In this video interview, Lydia dives into the accessibility of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) and the implications of AI and machine learning for people with disabilities. Video transcriptPEAT. Building [...]

2021-05-19T21:04:53+00:00Published: October 15th, 2020|Tags: |

Video: Ather Sharif on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Ather is a Software Engineer at Comcast and Founder of EvoXLabs. In this video he discusses accessibility in the era of telework, the importance of bringing the voices of people with disabilities to the table when designing technologies, and offers his advice on how employers can ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in a tech [...]

2021-05-19T21:15:28+00:00Published: October 2nd, 2020|Tags: |

Video: Chancey Fleet on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Chancey is an Assistive Technology Coordinator at a New York library. In this video interview, she gives her perspective on why accessible design matters in digital tools and the need for creating a design and development culture that embraces and values accessibility as a design constraint. Video transcriptPEAT, building a future that works.Hi. I’m Josh Christanson co-director of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology [...]

2021-05-19T21:12:00+00:00Published: October 2nd, 2020|Tags: |

Video: The PEAT Team is Honored with Service to the Citizen: Champions of Change™ Award!

On September 24, 2020, Dorris Consulting International’s Service to the Citizen: Champions of Change™ Awards program convened a virtual national award ceremony. This ceremony officially honored Michael Reardon, Dr. Scott Michael Robertson, and Nathan Cunningham of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) for their work leading the PEAT initiative. The Service to the Citizen Award [...]

2024-01-24T18:51:55+00:00Published: September 28th, 2020|Tags: |

Video: Haley Moss on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Haley is an attorney, author, and artist who is also autistic. In this video interview, she gives her perspective on how technology plays a role in her daily life, what telework is teaching us about accessibility and accommodations, and the web accessibility considerations she hopes to see incorporated into the ADA. Video transcriptPEAT. Building a future [...]

2021-05-19T21:14:31+00:00Published: September 24th, 2020|Tags: |

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?

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.

2023-12-07T14:43:14+00:00Published: July 6th, 2020|Tags: , |