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Being an Ally for Autism

Autism awareness is the key to building an inclusive society. In honor of Autism Acceptance Month, we wanted to share 5 actionable ways you can advocate as an ally to the Autistic Community and in turn, increase awareness and foster inclusion. Show Acceptance Show acceptance by being present and welcoming to Autistic people and their […]

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5 Ways Companies Can Assist Autistic Employees

April is Autism Awareness month. Throughout the month organizations such as Autism Speaks, focuses on sharing stories and providing resources to increase the understanding and acceptance of people who are autistic. Additionally, this year’s focus is to help organizations, companies and communities create an inclusive place where all people can reach their full potential. Here […]

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Courses

Cyber Monday Sale on 11/29!

Check out the list of courses available for the cyber Monday deal and get a sneak peak about what you will learn!

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Continuing Education - Webinars

Disability Portrayal in the Media and Why it Matters

Take a listen to an exclusive clip from one of our continuing education webinars, ‘Disability Portrayal in the Media and Why it Matters’, hosted by Mary Liz McNamara and Michelle Witman (she/her). This is just a sample of the type of continuing education Diversity Crew Institute offers when you purchase a DEI Certification membership. #DiversityEquityInclusion

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Media and Shared Articles

Employers’ diversity and equity efforts often overlook people with disabilities

When conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion are had, why are people with disabilities often left out? There are over Sixty million adults in the US living with disability. The disparity begins with the fact that those adults with disabilities will likely be 2x as poor as those without. Minimal assistance is needed for many […]

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ROI of DEI

ROI of DEI with Mary Liz McNamara: Understanding Disabilities and Advancing Access

Mary Liz has a strong track record of supporting high achievement for people with disabilities. She believes there is great untapped potential, for employees with disabilities, managers, colleagues and customers, when businesses begin to view disability as an asset. Focusing on the needs and strength of people with invisible disabilities in employment, she is both […]

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ROI of DEI

ROI of DEI with Michelle Witman: Understanding Disabilities and Advancing Access

Michelle has over 20 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities in educational and corporate settings. She believes that disability is an asset. She is on a mission to build sustainably inclusive practices and experiences for all.  Michelle’s passion for helping individuals see their weaknesses as a strength has paved the way for her […]

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American Foundation for the Blind: Centennial Conversation

“Women in Leadership: A Conversation About the Intersection of Gender and Visual Impairment” The American Foundation for the Blind is pleased to announce next week’s Centennial Conversation on “Women in Leadership: A Conversation About the Intersection of Gender and Visual Impairment” (March 18, 2 pm Eastern).  Registration is now open (and free!).  We hope you […]

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DE&I Providers are Not Immune to Toxicity

How many times have you witnessed the following or something like it? You’re on yet another Zoom call with those coworkers you used to meet once a week for lunch. As the meeting rolls on, you notice that Jake is doing that thing again—the one he says he’s been working on. He’s got a pen, […]

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Media and Shared Articles

Art of Inclusion: #AFB100 Concert & Celebration

Our centennial celebration continues March 4 with the “Art of Inclusion” concert and gala, featuring a star-studded cast of artists and leaders committed to equity and inclusion. The gala will be co-hosted by Haben Girma, author of the best-selling memoir Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law; and AFB President and CEO Kirk Adams, Ph.D. Featuring music […]