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There are many steps to implementing a successful disability inclusion program, from understanding the business benefits to building an inclusive culture to finding and retaining talent. Whether you’re learning about disability inclusion for the first time, preparing to present a case for inclusion to your company, or well on your way but looking for deeper understanding, we have tools and resources to support you. Get started by exploring the phases of disability inclusion below and discovering key steps you can take in our Quick Start Guide.

The Disability Inclusion Journey

Making the Business Case

Planning Your Disability Inclusion Initiative

Building an Inclusive Culture


For your disability inclusion program to have the greatest impact, you’ll need the buy-in of top leadership. That means building the case for why inclusion is good for business, not just a good thing to do.

One in four American adults has a disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But people with disabilities are employed at a much lower rate than their peers without disabilities. That makes them a large untapped labor market in a tight economy. People with disabilities who are working age are also a large consumer market. They have a combined disposable income of $490 billion, according to the American Institutes for Research.

Disability inclusion has real bottom-line benefits. A study by Accenture found that companies that use best practices for inclusion had 28 percent higher revenue than other companies. And employees with disabilities had half the turnover rates than other employees.

Hiring people with disabilities boosts a company’s productivity and strengthens its workforce. So, it’s no surprise that more and more companies are starting disability inclusion programs. Inclusion is a solid business strategy with a great ROI.


A glossary of terms relating to disability inclusion.

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Disability Inclusion at Scale

Discover some key steps for implementing a disability inclusion initiative.

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Tax & Benefits Calculator

Use our Tax & Benefits Calculator to estimate potential tax benefits to your company from disability inclusion.

Disclaimer: Understood for All, Inc. provides this Tax & Benefits Calculator as an informational and educational tool. The results provided are hypothetical and are not intended to provide actual information regarding your potential tax benefits.

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