Policies that support employment of people with disabilities

Attracting candidates with disabilities is just one part of the complete “increasing representation of employees with disabilities” conundrum. Policies supporting PwDs is the next part

Magnet “attracting” various cartoon characters of different genders and ethnicities
Magnet “attracting” various cartoon characters of different genders and ethnicities

1. Diversity/Equity/Inclusion policies or goals that do not specifically call out disabilities as an intended target group

2. No centralized reasonable accommodations (RA) process

3. Lack of a well-defined work from home (WFH) policy

4. Lack of a Disability ERG

5. Lack of regular self-identification campaigns

How do you know if your organization’s policies have a bias against disability?

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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