1. Welcoming better People with Disabilities

40 min task

Accommodations are a way of removing barriers that get in the way of a person with a disability doing their job. For example, changing where they work, the way in which they do their job or providing equipment to help them. An accommodation is not special treatment, but a way of treating people differently to give everyone the same opportunity to succeed. Accommodations may well be simple, inexpensive and make good business sense.

1 - United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The Easy-read version of the CRPD:

You may find more informations and languages available on UN.ORG

2 - Workplace Considerations in Facilitating Disability Disclosure

and an approach to BenchmarkABILITY: a self-assessment tool for organizations with disability people in the workplace (https://www.benchmarkability.org/)

3. International Organizations

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. Led by Web inventor and Director Tim Berners-Lee and CEO Jeffrey Jaffe, W3C’s mission is to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C’s primary activity is to develop protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web. W3C’s standards define key parts of what makes the World Wide Web work.
www.w3.org

World Health Organization (WHO)
Working with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more than 150 offices, WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere. The main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.

 

International Labour Organization’s Global Business and Disability Network
The ILO Global Business and Disability Network is a unique employer-led initiative that works to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in workplaces around the world. Their members include multinational enterprises, national business and disability networks, and international not-for-profit and disabled people’s organizations. Through their work, their members demonstrate the clear business benefits of employing people with disabilities and highlight the valuable contributions they bring workplaces of all kinds.

 

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