Building and Managing   Workplace Inclusivity for People with Disabilities
Workplace Inclusivity can be achieved by… <ul><li>Empowering  people with disabilities to be  Productive ,  Effective  and...
Technology is Everywhere… Image by TheWayfarer
Equal Access for Disabled People <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alarm cl...
Often It’s Beyond Products… <ul><li>Sign Language Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.signntalk.org   </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
What about the Web/Intranet? <ul><li>Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.0 by World Wide Web Consortium ( http://...
WCAG…I can’t do it all? Do I have to? <ul><li>Level  A  – Must be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level  AA  – Should be done </li>...
What about Software? <ul><li>Check Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) required by Section 508  (though its no...
Isn’t that a lot to do? <ul><li>HR Policies  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include Accommodation and Adaption </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Let Technology be Inclusive! <ul><li>Assistive Technology Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual   Impairment </li></ul></u...
Where to Contact Me? <ul><li>email:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Web:  www.barrierbreak.com   </li></ul><ul><li>mobi...
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Building And Managing Workplace Inclusivity - People with Disabilities

  1. 1. Building and Managing Workplace Inclusivity for People with Disabilities
  2. 2. Workplace Inclusivity can be achieved by… <ul><li>Empowering people with disabilities to be Productive , Effective and Independent in their workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>A step towards being an Equal Opportunity Employer </li></ul>
  3. 3. Technology is Everywhere… Image by TheWayfarer
  4. 4. Equal Access for Disabled People <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alarm clock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cordless phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Captioning in movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phone with SMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adaption </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talking calculator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen Reader software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Writing Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refreshable Braille Displayers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches for mobility impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptive Keyboards </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Often It’s Beyond Products… <ul><li>Sign Language Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.signntalk.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Documents in Alternate Formats </li></ul>
  6. 6. What about the Web/Intranet? <ul><li>Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.0 by World Wide Web Consortium ( http://w3c.org ) </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines for Indian Government Websites ( http://web.guidelines.gov.in ) </li></ul>
  7. 7. WCAG…I can’t do it all? Do I have to? <ul><li>Level A – Must be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level AA – Should be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level AAA – Can be done </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you want to be? </li></ul>
  8. 8. What about Software? <ul><li>Check Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) required by Section 508 (though its not for India) </li></ul><ul><li>Test product with AT users </li></ul>
  9. 9. Isn’t that a lot to do? <ul><li>HR Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include Accommodation and Adaption </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Procurement Policies for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web based Solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And then evaluate other areas of technology… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Let Technology be Inclusive! <ul><li>Assistive Technology Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elderly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessibility Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Web Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POUR Accessibility Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design Review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Template Review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Component Test </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Product Accessibility Testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Task Oriented Testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible Conversion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Talking Book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Conversion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Events and Initiatives </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where to Contact Me? <ul><li>email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Web: www.barrierbreak.com </li></ul><ul><li>mobile: +91-98199 85266 </li></ul><ul><li>office: +91-22-2686 0485/6 </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with me at: </li></ul><ul><li>Shilpi_Kapoor </li></ul>
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