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Advancement in Action: Case Studies

Read about companies’ efforts to ensure their advancement and professional development opportunities are inclusive. 

Companies have used a variety of innovative approaches to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to advance at work. Browse the case studies to learn more about best practices that you may emulate or adapt for your workplace. 

Case Studies

Comcast: Broadcasting the Benefits of Disability Inclusion

Find out how Comcast is experiencing the benefits of disability inclusion.

Talent Case Study: LeAndre Yarrell

Learn how mentoring helped support a combat veteran's career advancement.

Talent Case Study: Dr. Julie Meade

Learn about the career path of a scientific writer with multiple disabilities.

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