Keyword: Disability Etiquette (9 results)
Disability Awareness and Effective Communication
This Job Accommodation Network (JAN) article provides information on disability awareness and the evolution of effective communication in the workplace and society.
Disability Etiquette Guides
There are three guides available: for the workplace, for speaking engagements, and for communicating with customers with disabilities.
Effective Interaction: Communicating With and About People with Disabilities in the Workplace
Employers and co-workers may be concerned that they will say the wrong thing, ask an inappropriate question, or unintentionally offend an applicant or colleague with a disability. This publication provides some excellent tips.
Independent Living Centers
Centers for Independent Living (CIL/ILC) are consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agencies that are designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities. Some CILS offer employment services for employers seeking people with disabilities, and most will keep track of employers within their service area who offer these opportunities as they are often contacted by job seekers with disabilities. Employers who are actively recruiting people with disabilities can use this website to locate CILs within their state.
Ten Commandments of Etiquette for Communicating with People with Disabilities
The rules of etiquette and good manners for dealing with people with disabilities are generally the same as the rules for good etiquette in society. These guidelines address specific issues which frequently arise for people with disabilities in terms of those issues related to disability and outline basic etiquette for working with people with different kinds of disabilities.
The 10 Commandments of Communicating with People with Disabilities
This Diversity World Guide combines humor and concrete information to assist employers in helping their organization become "disability-friendly" by improving communication among staff and by providing tips on how to overcome and awkwardness related to the disability "factor."
Tips On Interacting With People With Disabilities
This resource provides information on specific types of disabilities, disability etiquette, preferred language, and tips on communicating effectively with people with disabilities in the workplace.
Writing Style Guide
This glossary provides a comprehensive outline on how different terms commonly used to describe disabilities were developed, and how they should be used.