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Telework In Action: A Disability Inclusion Practice Whose Time Has Arrived

Learn how to ensure your organization's telework policies and procedures are accessible and inclusive for all employees, including those with disabilities.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies quickly transitioned to telework. As a result, much has been learned about conducting business in a teleworking environment. Once considered a workplace accommodation or employee benefit, telework has now become a common workplace practice. This webinar focuses on how organizations and employees have adapted to telework and how it will remain an integral part of the workplace of the future. Guest speakers discuss the many benefits of telework, including cost savings, increased productivity of employees and expanded access to a qualified talent pool of people with disabilities. Learn about providing accommodations remotely and ensuring accessibility of recruiting, onboarding, communication and training platforms.


  • Lane Erwin, Director, Organizational Effectiveness, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility, Microsoft
  • Terri Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer, Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC)


  • Nakisha Pugh, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)