We’ve guided you through the seven key steps—from “how” to “hired”– in creating your disability employment initiative. Depending on the particulars of your plan, you may find some of these additional tools and resources helpful as you embark on your inclusion journey.

Additional Resources for Your Disability
Employment Initiative:

 

Your Disability Inclusion Toolkit: Important
Forms and Checklists

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Mark Twain, American Author

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  • 3 Tips for Working With Disability Employment Consultants

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    From buy-in to a scaled rollout, implementing a disability employment and inclusion hiring program takes time. Here’s a sample timeline.

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  • How to Benchmark Your Disability Inclusion Efforts

    Find out how tools from three different organizations can help you benchmark the success of your company's disability inclusion efforts.

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  • 7 Ways Hiring People with Disabilities Can Boost Your Business

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  • Fostering an Inclusive Workplace

    Want to foster a culture of inclusion in your workplace? Invest in training current employees on disabilities—including basic etiquette.

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Case Studies

General Motors

Long a leader in disability accommodation processes in manufacturing, learn how GM broadened its disability inclusion practices even further.

The Challenge This innovative automotive company had previously created robust disability accommodation processes in their manufacturing environment. They also had established an active employee resource group for people with disabilities…

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Grainger

Thanks in part to a commitment to training its talent acquisition and human resources staff, Grainger has been able to hire 200+ people with disabilities since 2014.

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Pepsi’s ACT Initiative

Since 2014, Pepsi's ACT (Achieving Change Together) initiative has resulted in jobs for more than 200 people with disabilities.

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