New initiative aims to ‘skill up’ employers on inclusion of persons with disabilities


Efforts to date to improve the employment of persons with disabilities have focused on making them job-ready. A new initiative, a joint project at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and McMaster University, now sets out to flip that approach on its head. It aims to “skill up” workplaces instead.  

A visually impaired businesswoman uses smartphone and earphones during a business meeting