Disability, Inclusion, Accessibility, Disability rights movement, Developmental disability, Mental disorder

Increasing Access and Opportunity

On Oct 1, 2020
@Microsoft shared
RT @MSFTEnable: October at Microsoft brings falling leaves, the 75th Anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the chance to reflect on employment for talent with disabilities. Learn ways to take action 👇 https://t.co/0nV5Zrrenw #NDEAM
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These insights show up in programs like the Autism Hiring program and Supported Employment and systemic efforts such as accessibility on our campuses and our healthcare benefits. Cortana voice assistance and Room Remote on Microsoft Teams Room devices provide access shared meeting room ...

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On Oct 1, 2020
@Microsoft shared
RT @MSFTEnable: October at Microsoft brings falling leaves, the 75th Anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the chance to reflect on employment for talent with disabilities. Learn ways to take action 👇 https://t.co/0nV5Zrrenw #NDEAM
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Increasing Access and Opportunity

Increasing Access and Opportunity

These insights show up in programs like the Autism Hiring program and Supported Employment and systemic efforts such as accessibility on our campuses and our healthcare benefits. Cortana ...

Why People Hide Their Disabilities at Work

Why People Hide Their Disabilities at Work

And how they can feel safe and included.

Empowering employees with disabilities

Empowering employees with disabilities

The Accenture/Disability:IN study last year showed that companies that focus on inclusion outperform their peers and in Microsoft we have proven time over time that if we empower employees ...

Creating inclusiveness at our first AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Asia Pacific

Creating inclusiveness at our first AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Asia Pacific

Developers, partners, customers, and employees brainstorm to empower everyone By Pratima Amonkar, Accessibility Lead, Microsoft Diversity & Inclusion, Microsoft APAC According to the World ...

Six ways to advance disability inclusion in your organization

Six ways to advance disability inclusion in your organization

From inclusive recruitment tools to accessible websites, learn how to better harness – and retain – the talents of people with disabilities.

Call for Papers - Special Issue of ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) on AI Fairness and People with Disabilities

Call for Papers - Special Issue of ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) on AI Fairness and People with Disabilities

This Special Issue of TACCESS will address the myriad ways in which AI FATE (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics) issues intersect with issues relating to disability and ...

Activism by Parents of Children with Disabilities and the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

Activism by Parents of Children with Disabilities and the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

This week in North Philly Notes, Allison Carey and Pamela Block, two of the coauthors of Allies and Obstacles, write about the accomplishments of parents in the disability rights movement ...

Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good Business

Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good Business

Microsoft, Bank of America and CVS are just a few big companies that profit from their proactive employment practices.