ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES

The following are organizations, resources, and information from our

accessibility webcast that we recommend for furthering your equitable workplace practices. 

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BrailleWorks

Braille Works is one of the nation’s leading providers of reading materials for people who are blind, visually impaired, or reading impaired. Making The World A More Readable Place™ has been our mission from day one. We are creative and innovative because our customers expect it.

Industry/Community Served

Multiple

Region

Features

Global

508 compliance, audio content, Braille, large print

eSsential Accessibility

eSSENTIAL Accessibility is a comprehensive digital accessibility-as-a-service platform. We help organizations create inclusive web, mobile, and product experiences through digital accessibility testing, evaluation and remediation.  Organizations can then enhance the digital experience for people with disabilities, comply with regulatory and statutory accessibility standards, and project an inclusive and disability-friendly presence.

Industry/Community Served

Digital access services

Region

Features

Global

Marketing, legal, UX/UI and product design

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, going to the movies, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, exercising at the health club, or having the car serviced at a local garage. To meet the goals of the ADA, the law established requirements for businesses of all sizes.

Industry/Community Served

Multiple

Region

Features

USA

ADA Regulations and specialist resources

National Deaf Center

The National Deaf Center’s mission is to close the substantial gaps in education and employment that exist for deaf people in the United States and its territories. We are a technical assistance and dissemination center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

Industry/Community Served

D/deaf & hard of hearing students

Region

Features

USA

Free resources, personal assistance, online classes, community engagement

Respect Ability

RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with employers, elected officials, policy makers, educators, self-advocates, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, philanthropists and the entertainment and news media to fight stigmas and advance opportunities. Led by diverse people with disabilities and allies, RespectAbility knows that people with disabilities and their families have the same hopes and dreams as everyone else.

Industry/Community Served

People with disabilities

Region

Features

USA

Events, resources, research, policy

Disability Equality Index

Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality. Each company receives a score, on a scale of zero (0) to 100, with those earning 80 and above recognized as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.”

Industry/Community Served

Businesses

Region

Features

Global

Data and analysis for businesses to assess accessibility practices

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