DISABILITY ETIQUETTE VIDEOS

The videos and PDFs below are provided so employees can know more about People with Disabilities and how we are valuable in the workplace.

 

Blind Promotion

Hiring a person who is blind or has low vision. It teaches companies to hire or promote a person based on his/her abilities, instead of worrying about the company’s public image. The accompanying PDF is provided so companies learn more about how to deal with candidates that are blind or have low vision.

 

Employee Business Resource Groups

Companies may encourage employees to come together. In support of one another, companies embrace their diverse attributes while engaging in the mission of the organization. These employees gather together because of a common characteristic such as: race/ethnicity, gender, religion, or disability. The accompanying PDF provides information on employee business resource groups.

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Depression Self ID

A new hire disclosing that they are a persons with a disability. Their potential need for an accommodation from the employer. It addresses the fear of retaliation once they have disclosed their disability. The accompanying PDF provides information on depression and how to properly disclose a disability to and employer.

 

Asperger’s

An employee who has Asperger’s. It also explains how it is inappropriate to put a label on a person with a disability such as “my Asperger’s friend or my Asperger’s guy.” The accompanying PDF provides information on Asperger’s.

 

Handshake

How to greet and interact with a person who has a disability doing a business function. The accompanying PDF provide information on how to greet and interact with people who have a variety of disabilities.

 

Cancer Remission

How to accommodate hidden disabilities such as cancer. The difficulties a company may face when accommodating a person who is in a partial or completely remissive stage of cancer.  The accompanying PDF provides information on cancer.

 

Alcoholism

Concerns of a recovering alcoholic. The accompanying PDF provides information on how the Americans With Disabilities Act provides protection to alcoholics and recovering drug users as individuals with disabilities.

 

Deaf Confusion

A conversation about how to interview, teach, or interact with a job candidate who is deaf or hard of hearing. The accompanying PDF provides information on how to accommodate and make the workplace accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

 

What is a Disability

Different types and classifications of disabilities. The accompanying PDF explains what a disability is and the types of disabilities that are covered and accommodated by the Americans With Disabilities Act.

 

Self-Disclosure

The proper way to disclose a disability to an employer. This material is covered in the depression and self-disclosure PDF.

 

Our Personal Responsibilities

The responsibilities that a person with a disability has to their employer and federal government while working. This information can be found in the what is a disability PDF.