Module 4: Ableism and Accessibility

EDI in Practice

This interactive scenario uses a series of videos and multiple-choice questions to enable you to apply your knowledge about ableism and accessibility safely and with low risk. In this activity, you will have the opportunity to view a snapshot of an interaction involving a job candidate named Charlie. You will be presented with a few situations involving Charlie and the hiring manager, Sarah, and options on which choices you think they should make, as well as questions about the situation in general. As you make your selections, you will be able to gain insight into the impact of your choices on these real-life situations that may arise in the workplace.

Please take a few minutes to go through the scenario below. After you have completed the activity, please review and reflect upon the discussion questions that follow.



Discussion Questions

Discussion questions from the scenario to include:

  • Have you ever witnessed/experienced ableism?
  • What are some ways that you can co-create an inclusive space for people with disabilities?
  • What are some accommodations that you think would help you to do your assigned work and participate more fully in your workplace? Accommodations could be a variety of things that enable you to do your work and can be related to such things as technology, scheduling, training etc.


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