Las Cosas Simples Cuentan – Seven ways to be more inclusive of people with disabilities

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Microsoft Story Labs launched a new accessibility-themed animated video series, showcasing ways to promote accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.  Simple Things Count, the seven episode series, features practical, real-world tips for accessibility and inclusion etiquette, delivered by accomplished advocates and Microsoft employees.  Click here or watch the episodes below to learn more about the things people with disabilities really want you to know and how to make them feel empowered and valued in their personal and professional lives.

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EMILY LADAU | #1

Be your usual self

An activist explains how to best interact with people with disabilities: the same as with anyone else.

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ANGELA HOOKER | #2

Make sure your work is accessible

Creating accessible content from the start saves time, money and reaches the largest audience possible.

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JUDY HEUMANN | #3

Disability is a strength

One of the most prominent disability rights leaders challenged early rejection to go on to change the world.

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JOHN PORTER | #4

Follow the principles of inclusive design

How solving for the barriers faced by people with disabilities can make a better experience for everyone.

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TOM HARKIN | #5

Accept each person as a human first

Former US Senator and sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act on treating everyone with humanity.

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LEAH KATZ-HERNANDEZ | #6

Learn the appropriate etiquette

Learning to better engage with coworkers with disabilities will empower you as person and a professional.

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JESSICA RAFUSE | #7

Follow our lead

From handshakes to holding doors, let people with disabilities take the lead.

 

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