Additional Resources

Videos
Hire Beyond the Disability: Qualified Candidates
In this video, Victoria Mavis, a senior human resources professional and an individual who has a lifetime disability, discusses how to find and hire qualified candidates with disabilities.

Hire Beyond the Disability: Facts and the Law
This video addresses what the American with Disabilities Act requires of employers and outlines the statistics regarding individuals with disabilities in the workforce.

Hire Beyond the Disability: Myths and Facts
In this video, presenter Victoria Mavis addresses the top 10 misconceptions in the workplace about individuals with disabilities.

Hire Beyond the Disability: Hiring Benefits
Presenter Victoria Mavis outlines 3 key benefits of hiring a qualified individual with a disability: return on investment, marketing, and innovation.

Hire Beyond the Disability: Workplace Assessment
This video featuring presenter Victoria Mavis helps employers assess their workplace culture, facility, and job for readiness to hire an individual with a disability.

Hire Beyond the Disability, Etiquette Part 1: General Disability Etiquette Training
In the first part of this three-part video series, presenter Victoria Mavis helps employers recruit, hire, and manage qualified job candidates with disabilities.

Hire Beyond the Disability, Etiquette Part 2: Wheelchairs and Mobility Devices
In the second video of a three-part series, presenter Victoria Mavis discusses disability etiquette specific to individuals who use wheelchairs or other assistive devices for their mobility.

Hire Beyond the Disability, Etiquette Part 3: Accommodating Blindness and Low Vision
In the concluding video of a three-part series, presenter Victoria Mavis discusses how to accommodate an individual who has a vision impairment.

Think Beyond the Label: Evolve Your Workforce
This brief video illustrates how labels get in the way, but disabilities rarely do.

Publications

Disability Etiquette
This helpful guide from the United Spinal Association offers tips for anyone who wants to interact more effectively with people with a variety of disabilities.

Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities
This guide from Easter Seals briefly addresses 13 common myths associated with individuals with disabilities.

ADA Homepage
Find a wealth of information surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, state and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications.

 

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