Expand your thinking about the benefits of adding employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to your team. Consider that people with IDD can fill existing positions and perform well in many areas of business operations.
Explore how the ADA and EEOC help to protect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from unfair treatment and workplace discrimination. Examine how the ADA applies to every step of the employment process, including hiring, pay, benefits, promotion, and termination.
People with mobility disabilities require a workplace environment that enables them to move safely and freely. Here are some measures you can take to make them feel comfortable and included, so they can do their best work.
Respectfully communicating and interacting with people who are Deaf or hard of hearing requires some consideration. Learn best practices for disability etiquette as they pertain to visual communication, lip reading, and sign language translators.