Helen Keller Deafblind Awareness Week
June 27 – July 3, 2021
The theme this year is how talented employees who are DeafBlind are changing industries and perceptions in the workforce.
The essence of the message is that DeafBlind employees can help businesses grow with unique insights and perspectives.
Learn more by visiting https://www.helenkeller.org/hknc/dbaw.
[Image description: African American woman using cell phone and the text: Trail Blazer. Big Thinker. Go Getter. Deafblind, DeafBlind employees can help businesses grow with unique insights and perspectives. 2020 was a landmark year for improvements in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I), and disabled individuals have seen benefits of this progress. However, there is still a long way to go! Employees who are DeafBlind are more than doing their part to help companies grow. A recent study found that businesses employing individuals with disabilities achieved higher revenue, greater economic profit margins and twice the net income of their industry peers. 1, Learn how talented employees who are DeafBlind are changing industries and perceptions at helenkeller.org/HKNC, 1 Accenture, Getting to Equal 2018: The Disability Inclusion Advantage.]