From Think Tank meetings to conferences, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) has heard from many businesses that actively seek strategies to recruit people with disabilities into their workforces. Businesses are increasingly aware that people with disabilities bring many important assets to the company, but they’re often unsure of where to start. An exciting development in the recruitment of employees with disabilities is the growth of autism-focused hiring and recruitment initiatives. PEAT’s goal is to explore how the technology angle of these initiatives can help drive their success.
This also means examining how cognitive accessibility of technology fosters employment access for autistic peo