Different Abilities Inclusion Academy

June 27, 2023
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)

HRCI & SHRM Credits Available

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Janet Fiore
Janet Fiore

Janet Fiore

Janet Fiore
The Sierra Group

A national authority on disability, diversity & compliance policy. Frequent SME in the media: Forbes, Inc. Magazine, SHRM, Business Journal. Advocate on the Hill, 300+ visits to Members of Congress & Administration Leadership. Testified before Congress and helped champion a hiring preference bill that passed the US Senate. A woman, social entrepreneur, person with disabilities, and accommodations/disability hiring expert. Has made 10,000+ workplace accommodations, and trains/places 300 adults with disabilities annually. Provides on-call accommodations coaching/consultation to facilitate mutual success during the ADA’s interactive process. Provides expert testimony as required. Co-Founded Sierra-Tamman 360 Collaborative on Digital Accessibility. Responding to corporate demand, released a suite of online professional development courses providing step by step tools for business professionals who want to gain DisabilityEtiquette awareness, or earn there, CERTIFIED, DisabilityRecruiter© Designation, as well as public and custom seminars for CEU’s.

The mission of the NDC Different Abilities Inclusion Academy is to be a resource to both individuals and organizations seeking to achieve different abilities inclusion. The academy blends theory and practice over a 6-hour interactive curriculum, with the development of an action plan to effectively achieve different abilities inclusion for greatest business impact through talent acquisition, customer service, unconscious bias mitigation, culture change, and compliance. Upon completion of the academy, participants will: ● Articulate the compelling business case for different abilities inclusion. ● Apply competencies needed for successful different abilities inclusion leadership. ● Help their organization achieve the transformation to attract and retain employees with different abilities. ● Develop an action plan with strategies and tactics for different abilities inclusion.