Resources for Employers

Suggestions on interacting with people who have no or low vision, accessibility and your website, audio description services, etc. 


This video was created by the American Council of the Blind to highlight the abilities of blind individuals. It can be used as an educational tool for hiring managers, HR professionals, or anyone interested in diversifying their workforce.


Below are additional resources you may also find helpful:


Media Access Group
Audio description and captioning service
Click here to access Media Access Group's website

Americans with Disabilities Act Resources (ADA)
Click here to access ADA Homepage 

Information Systems from American Foundation for the Blind
Simple Strategies for Providing an Accessible Workplace for Blind Employees
Click here to view website

Job Accommodation Network
Accommodation and Compliance Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Click here to view the Job Accommodation Network website

"Bringing the Blind into the Workplace"
Bloomberg Business week By Suzanne Robitaille

Thinking about accessibility for your employees or clients?
Click here to view WebAIM for an introduction and details on web accessibility


Below is a PDF explaining guidelines for conducting business with a person who is blind or visually impaired.

Guidelines for Conducting Business with a Person who is Blind or Visually Impaired.pdf