Handbook: Businesses Leading the Way on Disability Inclusion

In “Businesses leading the way on disability inclusion: A compilation of good corporate practices,” each company presents one best practice it uses, with the aim of inspiring and encouraging other companies to improve the inclusion of persons with disabilities in their workforces.

Mental Health First Aid Guide for Managers

The Mental Health First Aid Guide for Managers is a useful tool that provides tips and insights to help managers provide mental health first aid to employees.

Diversity Works Research Report

An exploration of the employment journeys of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour who experience disability.

Employment Equity Toolkit

This toolkit was created by British Columbia’s Office of the Human Right’s Commissioner to support employers wanting to learn how to improve employment equity within their businesses.

Disability Inclusive Employer Self-Assessment

Open Door Group and Presidents Group collaborated on this tool, created from recent international research on practices that truly increase inclusion and retention of people with disabilities in the workplace.

Disability-Inclusive Communications Guidelines

Created for United Nations staff located around the world, these guidelines are a useful tool for organizations of all kinds to understand how to communicate with, about, and for people with disabilities in respectful ways. 

Accessible Social Media Resource Hub

A free resource hub for digital marketers, communication professionals, content creators, and everyday social media users. If you want to discover how to make your social media content accessible, this site is a great place to begin learning.

Assistive Technology Glossary

Learn about assistive technology and important accessibility terms in the only glossary focused on assistive technology—complete with context, history, and further reading. 

TeenWork Program (UVic)

TeenWork is a youth employment program from CanAssist at the University of Victoria designed to help youth with disabilities find and retain employment.

HBR’s Business Case

Harvard Business Review highlights how the case for improving work for people with disabilities goes way beyond compliance.

Facebook’s Unconscious Bias Tools

Research shows that individuals and organizations that believe they are meritocratic often have the poorest outcomes. That’s because when biases aren’t acknowledged, we can’t deal with them.

Google’s Unconscious Bias Tools

This free set of tools will guide you through how to be aware of biases in order to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone.