How to Avoid Just ‘Checking the Box’ on Disability Inclusivity in the Workplace

Here are the best practices for hiring, recruiting, and creating an inclusive workplace for people with physical and mental challenges

Collage of six images representing diversity in the workplace.
Al Mannarino

In last month’s Disability Inclusion Summit, part of Adweek’s ongoing DEI event series, eight leaders in the marketing and advertising industry brought their unique experiences and perspectives forward to discuss the biggest opportunities for advancement for the disability community. 

@heidefaith Heide is the senior director of brand community at Adweek and Editor of the Inside the Brand series, including the CMO Moves and Gen ZEOs podcasts, Innovators, Challengers, and Women Trailblazers. She also leads Adweek's Innovators Council.
Luz Corona is the community content manager at Adweek, curating trends, tips and advice from top brand leaders to help marketers grow.