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A Disability-Inclusive Culture

A Disability-Inclusive Culture

Does your business or organization have & promote a “Disability-Inclusive Culture”?  They should be diverse, equitable, and inclusive.  John Kemp, President and CEO of The Viscardi Center, explains the benefits of fostering a “Disability-Inclusive Culture” in your organization. If you like the above video, “Fostering a Disability Inclusive Culture”, check out our “Inclusive Business Culture…

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Inclusive Business Culture Checklist

Inclusive Business Culture Checklist

Is your workplace “business culture inclusive”? How is your business doing at being “an inclusive business culture”?  Take a minute and visit the Inclusive Culture Checklist to assess your organization’s current disability employment policies and practices.  Your policies & practices should be diverse, equitable & inclusive not only to employees but to customers, clients & visitors…

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What is an Inclusive Business Culture?

What is an Inclusive Business Culture?

An inclusive business culture involves diverse people’s full and successful integration into a workplace or industry. While an inclusive business culture certainly encompasses a commitment to workplace diversity, it is not limited to basic representation; it indicates a climate in which respect, equity, and positive recognition of differences are all cultivated and the social and…

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2014 BLN Awards Luncheons

The Uinta County Business Leadership Network (UCBLN) is proud to announce the 16h annual “BLN Awards” celebratory luncheons scheduled for October 22 in Evanston and October 23 in Bridger Valley. Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied…

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Disability Awareness

Written by Dustin Matthews – UCBLN & MentorABILITY Steering Committee Member In order to bring more awareness to disability-related issues, I would like to discuss ways that everyone and especially businesses can make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities. It’s hard for the average person to really know the struggles that someone with a disability faces nearly…

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Is There Such A Thing As A Social Disability?

By Ron Wild, UCBLN & MentorABILITY Steering Committee Member There are different definitions of what qualifies as a disability. I would like to propose a new type of disability and call it a Social Disability. This disability is defined by a dominating attitude when compared with society in general regarding attitudinal, sensory, cognitive, and economic barriers, and the…

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