During Fall 2016, John Cronin began his senior year of high school and like most high school seniors, John began looking at his options for the career world. He was currently studying retail and customer service, but he also wanted to work in an atmosphere that was creative and enjoyable. Not liking any of the options that were currently available to him, John decided that the best way to find his ideal workplace was to create it himself. Continue reading Meet John Cronin: The Founder of John’s Crazy Socks
Effective recruitment and outreach are necessary to improve an organization’s pipeline of qualified applicants with disabilities. EARN’s evaluation of the research literature uncovered important implications in a number of areas, including: online messaging, outreach and recruitment, application processes and accessibility, and establishing partnerships to broaden talent pools. The following is a summary of research-based practices and elements of online outreach that increase the likelihood of attracting individuals with disabilities during the job application process. Continue reading Online Recruitment of & Outreach to People with Disabilities: Research-Based Practices
By Sheri Byrne-Haber, Accessibility Architect @ VMware
Every day in the US, a conversation like the following occurs: Employee with disability: I can’t do X because of Y. Continue reading Physical Campus Accessibility – More Than Just an Occupancy Certificate
Connect with #a11y leaders and discuss solutions and innovations that will advance the lives of seniors and users of all abilities at #menablingbriefing21- April 21! Continue reading M-Enabling Virtual Leadership
By Nick Romanenko
Tom Pisano has been working on both a medical degree and doctoral degree in neuroscience to help to study and treat conditions like his own.
By Annabelle Williams
Starbucks announced Monday it would be making several major steps to make its menus and stores more accessible for blind and low-vision customers in a release preceding its annual shareholders meeting.
By Ronnie Koenig, TODAY
Starbucks is now offering more options to make their stores and ordering experience accessible to all individuals. Starting today, customers will have access to Aira, a third-party app that connects people who are blind or have low vision with agents who can help them access information, including the menu. This summer, locations across the U.S. and Canada will also offer menus printed in large-format and in braille. Continue reading Starbucks offers new service to make menu accessible to blind, low vision customers
The trailblazing social network Bumble has had a busy, history-making month, one that proves the female-focused company’s strategy is poised to shape the future of social media.
When Krystal Shaw needed to help support her family, she turned to what she knew best, fashion. Little did she know she would turn her passion for fashion into a thriving business, a clothing company for children with special needs.
Continue reading Meet Krystal Shaw of Random Rompers
As marketing moves to be more inclusive, people with visible disabilities are still largely missing from mainstream beauty ads. Teacher and advocate Xian Horn discusses the changes she hopes the industry makes next.