Disability Inclusion in the Workplace


This program is sponsored by
IDEA Group


One in five people in the U.S. have a disability, so there’s a strong likelihood that individuals working in your company have disabilities or have ties to someone with disabilities. It is important to socialize a corporate culture that is inclusive of people with disabilities as a good business practice—in part because people with disabilities compose a minority group that crosses race, religion, and sexual orientation, and that anyone can become a member of with no warning.

Removing stigmas and barriers associated with this minority group enhances employee relations, increases productivity and creativity, and helps companies develop a positive reputation with customers. Studies have even shown a strong correlation between inclusivity and return on investment.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How to successfully include employees with disabilities in the workplace
  • Accepted practices for interacting with individuals with disabilities—whether they are current employees, job candidates, or clients
  • How to signal your organization’s commitment to individuals with disabilities as a valued segment of the workforce, which may encourage employees to feel comfortable disclosing their disabilities
  • Why teaching staff to be able to address disability issues will increase your company’s ability to effectively recruit, hire, and retain individuals with disabilities


Felicia Nurmsen, managing director, employer services, National Organization on Disability

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