Accessibility in the workplace creates an environment where employees with disabilities can access and participate. This includes things such as physical accessibility, providing accessible entrances, restrooms, and workstations, as well as technological accessibility, providing assistive technology and accessible digital content. Accessibility at work is not only a legal requirement under the Americans with Disabilities Act … read more… Accessibility in the workplace
Language is POWERFUL! And YES, it definitely matters. Language is a fundamental part of our human connection and it shapes the way we think, perceive and interact with the world around us and others. The words we use to communicate and, and the way we use them, can have a profound impact on our relationships, … read more… “Can I say disability?”
Disability inclusion is an active, intentional and meaningful participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and workplaces. It occurs by offering environments, policies, and practices that empower people with disabilities to fully participate in and contribute to society. Disability inclusion removes physical, social, and attitudinal barriers that prevent people with disabilities from … read more… Disability Inclusion?
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day we celebrate and acknowledge the women’s rights movement and highlight the inequities that still exist for women around the globe. In honoring the efforts of all women from around the globe who have been pushing forward the movement, this year’s theme is #EmbracingEquity. Approximately 300 million women around … read more… International Women’s Day (IWD) – Disabled Women, Ableism and Sexism
#Ableism is a myth, that typical abilities are superior over those with disabilities. Disability can be temporary, permanent, situational or onset. #Believe in #Possible ? #MondayMotivation #SuperBowl #SuperBowl2023 #Inclusion #Diversity #Intersectionality #RepresentationMatters #Goals #DisablingAbleism #Football #NFL #NFLNews @nfl #Disability #DisabilityAwareness #Adaptability #Adaptive #Sports @patrickmahomes
I’m thrilled to be invited as a keynote speaker at CAHPERD 2023 State Conference! This is a full circle moment for me! My undergraduate degree is in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Adapted Physical Education so to say I’m excited to spend time “creating connections and building bridges” together with the California Association for Health, … read more… CAHPERD 2023 State Conference!
Can you say a picture is worth a million words! WOW! In honor of Black History Month, Google’s Doodle recognizes Haitian American model and disability rights advocate Mama Cax. This is absolutely stunning imagery, depicting the diversity of identity and the many layers of intersectionality within the human experience. Mama Cax was a model and … read more… A picture worth a million words!
“Be the change you wish to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi This is not an easy task. It can be scary, especially when society has placed doubt on your community’s abilities through the millennia. Being intentional in your personal practice, and being brave in amplifying new ideas will over time create the change you … read more… “Be the change you wish to see in the world”
Much of the achievements in impactful change for marginalized groups in America has been led by Black Americans with disabilities. The facts are the civil rights movement had a significant and direct impact on the advancements of the disability rights movement. This month as we honor #BlackHistoryMonth and its importance, let us remember to lift up Black Americans … read more… Black History Month and the Disability Rights Movement
Have you created space in your 2023 DEI strategies to include Disability? If not here are some reasons why you should: ️??Disability intersects with all identities that are traditionally included in DEI strategies such as Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Religion, Culture and Sexual Orientation. The effort benefits all of us! ️ ??15% of our global … read more… Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies!