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Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

This webinar explores technological challenges that can impact job candidates and employees with disabilities and steps employers can take to evaluate and enhance their communication systems and training platforms to create workplaces where everyone has the tools needed for success.   

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the impact of technological inequities on diverse communities including people with disabilities. On June 22, 2021, EARN hosted a webinar addressing technological challenges that have impacted people with disabilities and steps employers can take to evaluate and enhance their communication systems and training platforms to create workplaces where everyone has the tools needed for success.

Presenters

  • Jenny Yang, Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), U.S. Department of Labor
  • Corinne Weible, Co-Director, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)