The Accessibility Playbook For Emerging Technology Initiatives

This playbook provides a blueprint for anyone seeking to launch a successful initiative to drive the development of emerging technologies that are accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities—including industry leaders, those launching start-ups, academics, advocates, government leaders, and others.

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Technology can and should break barriers for people with disabilities in the workplace. Let’s ensure that the future of work is born accessible.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI holds tremendous workplace potential, but also risks related to privacy, ethics, and bias. Learn more about Artificial Intelligence.

Autonomous Vehicles (AV)

Accessible AVs could create equitable access to transportation and employment. Learn more about Autonomous Vehicles.

Extended Reality (XR)

XR is changing the way we interact with the world around us—and the future of work. Learn more about Extended Reality.

Digital Accessibility

Are your company’s virtual doors open to everyone? If the technology you use isn’t accessible, you could be missing out on top talent. Learn more about Digital Accessibility.

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    The Autonomous Vehicles Ecosystem If developed with accessibility at the forefront, autonomous vehicles (AV) offer a renewed opportunity to tackle one of the most difficult issues our society has been attempting to overcome for decades: equitable access to transportation and employment.

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  • Telework and Accessibility

    Many employers and employees have shifted to telework. PEAT is here to help with the transition to ensure your digital communications and platforms are as accessible as possible for everyone, including people with disabilities.

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  • Checklist for an Accessible Virtual Meeting & Presentation

    Use this checklist to make sure your virtual meetings and presentations are accessible.

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  • 7 Steps to Make Your Virtual Presentations Accessible

    With the rapid rise of telework, the PEAT team recognizes it’s more important than ever to make sure virtual presentations are accessible. These efforts allow all participants, particularly people with disabilities, to effectively engage with presented content. Below, you’ll find seven essential steps and related resources to help you create accessible presentations.

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Future of Work Podcast

ADA Anniversary – What Does the Future Look Like for People with Disabilities at Work?

Josh Christianson and Jessica Miller-Merrell highlight predictions made by Future of Work podcast guests regarding anticipated changes resulting from emerging technology and the impact on the workplace and workforce of our future.

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Staff Training Resources

Staff Training Resources

Find detailed guidance for training employees across your organization with the accessibility knowledge they need, specific to their role.

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The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technololgy Initiatives

The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives

The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives is a blueprint for anyone seeking to launch a successful initiative to drive the development of emerging technologies that are accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities.

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Explore PEAT’s Workplace Accessibility Tooklkits

Staff Training

Find detailed guidance for training employees across your organization with the accessibility knowledge they need, specific to their role.  Learn more about our Staff Training Resources.

TalentWorks

The online resource that helps employers and human resources (HR) professionals make their eRecruiting technologies accessible to all job seekers—including those with disabilities. Learn more about TalentWorks.

Buy-IT!

This procurement guide for employers and their purchasing staff helps ensure that the ICT you buy and implement works for as many people as possible. Learn more about Buy-IT!.

Policy Matters

Policy analysis and news regarding laws and regulations, court decisions, and government resources related to the accessibility of technology used in all aspects of employment. Learn more about Policy Matters.

Featured Resources

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Model Procurement Language for ICT

Employers and others can add the following procurement language to contracts with product vendors to enhance the accessibility of purchased or licensed products. Read more.

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How is the Department of Justice (DOJ) Addressing Website and ICT Accessibility?

Explore 175 settlements addressing how the ADA applies to digital accessibility. Through these agreements, employers and other covered entities can understand DOJ priorities and how to proactively comply with existing rules and guidance. Read more.

ADA30

The Future of Work: Honoring the Americans with Disabilities Act

Throughout 2020, PEAT is exploring the role that technology can play in breaking down barriers to employment and ensuring accessibility, equality, and opportunity for all. Please join us! Read more.

About the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Our mission is to foster collaborations that make emerging technologies accessible. To support workplaces in using inclusive technologies that engage the skills of employees with disabilities. To build a future that works.

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