This guide provides a framework on the real business benefits of disability inclusion and how to implement disability inclusion for your company.
Table of Contents:
Getting Started – Your Guide to Disability Inclusion
What is disability inclusion, why does it matter, what are its benefits, and how do I begin a program at my company?
Step 1 – Hiring People With Disabilities: Building the Business Case
How to use facts and figures to present a clear business case for hiring people with disabilities.
Step 2 – Define Your Disability Employment Initiative
How to clearly build and communicate your initiative so it integrates into your company’s broader culture, vision, and values.
Step 3 – The Planning Process
How to set objectives, put together your team, assess facility readiness and design your program.
Step 4 – Finding and Working With Community Partners
How to find and work with these important local resources to help you find qualified people with disabilities.
Step 5 – Building Your Culture
How to effectively communicate internally and externally, ensuring that employees understand how best to work with with people with disabilities.
Step 6 – Managing the Screening and Review Process
How to hire the right talent for the job, set expectations, and ensure optimal employee performance.
Step 7 – Measuring Your Disability Employment Initiative’s Success
How to track progress once your program is in place and decide what comes next.
Step 8 – Additional Resources for Your Disability Employment Initiative
Many of these sources will be a great help supporting your specific efforts.
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