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Resources: Access in the Workplace

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Accommodation in the Workplace
This resource takes a look at how effective legislation has made a difference in workplace accessibility. Continue Reading Accommodation in the Workplace
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Accessible Information and Communication: A Guide for Small Business
Checklist for small businesses for accessibility. Topics include physical space, policies, online accessibility, staff training and communications. Continue Reading Accessible Information and Communication: A Guide for Small Business
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Online / Web Accessibility, Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces

Learning and Training Tools, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

A Game Changer for Companies
Poster outlining companies' benefits from hiring people with disabilities, with statistics included. Continue Reading A Game Changer for Companies
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Research and Statistics

RNIB Employment Assessment Toolkit
Toolkit and questionnaire to assess the job readiness of someone with vision loss or blindness. Continue Reading RNIB Employment Assessment Toolkit
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices

RNIB Employment Assessment Toolkit: Action Plan Development
Questionnaire to assess the job readiness of someone with blindness or vision loss. Continue Reading RNIB Employment Assessment Toolkit: Action Plan Development
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices

Tackling Unemployment for Blind and Partially Sighted People
Results of a research project aimed at improving employment prospects of blind and partially sighted individuals. Continue Reading Tackling Unemployment for Blind and Partially Sighted People
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices, Case Studies and References, Research and Statistics

JobAccess: Policies, Programs, Processes and Procedures
List of best practices to develop workplace policies about disability and accessibility. Continue Reading JobAccess: Policies, Programs, Processes and Procedures
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices

Attracting Candidates
Tip sheet on how to attract and hire employees with disabilities. Continue Reading Attracting Candidates
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices

Business Benefits of Employing People with Disability
Case studies about and list of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Continue Reading Business Benefits of Employing People with Disability
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices, Case Studies and References

What about a Disability Rights Act for Canada?
Analysis on the impact of potential disability discrimination and accessibility legislation in Canada, with case studies from the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. Continue Reading What about a Disability Rights Act for Canada?
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Case Studies and References, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Checklist for Planning Accessible Events
Accessibility checklist for event planning, according to parking, entrances, public areas, restrooms, meetings and emergencies. Continue Reading Checklist for Planning Accessible Events
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Public Spaces

Best Practices, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Disability Myth Busting Factsheet
Article designed to educate employers to build their confidence, dispel the myths and help break down barriers to employing people with disability. Continue Reading Disability Myth Busting Factsheet
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices, Learning and Training Tools

Checklist for Diversifying your Workforce
Checklist to assist organizations in diversifying their workplace, in particular employing people with disability. Continue Reading Checklist for Diversifying your Workforce
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Best Practices

Willing to Work
National inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disabilities, including the role of employees, employers, barriers and policies. Continue Reading Willing to Work
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Best Practices, Case Studies and References, Research and Statistics, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Disability on Campus: A Perspective from Faculty and Staff
Research study about employee pereceptions about disability-related workplace issues in post-secondary campuses. Continue Reading Disability on Campus: A Perspective from Faculty and Staff
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Peer Support / Social

Case Studies and References

Access for All Universal Design and the Employment of People With Disabilities
Research study about why employment among people with disabilities is so low, and how it relates to accessibility. Continue Reading Access for All Universal Design and the Employment of People With Disabilities
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Public Spaces

Case Studies and References, Research and Statistics

Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities (Hiring Guide)
List of myths and facts about people with disabilities. Topics include sign language, accessibility, workplace accommodations, policies and compliance, mobility devices, mental health and job-readiness of people with disabilities. Continue Reading Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities (Hiring Guide)
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Case Studies and References, Learning and Training Tools

Case Studies: Physical Disability
16 case studies focusing on discrimination based on the grounds of physical disabilities. Continue Reading Case Studies: Physical Disability
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Case Studies and References

Job Accommodation Network Infographic
Statistics about the benefits of employees with disabilities, the costs of accessibility accommodation and types of accessible technology available. Continue Reading Job Accommodation Network Infographic
Tags: Employment / Workplace

Infographics

San Diego’s Guide for Accessible Businesses
Guide for businesses with accessibility regulations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue Reading San Diego’s Guide for Accessible Businesses
Tags: Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces

Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

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