When it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring, employers often fail to consider people with disabilities. In fact, a recent study from the Return On Disability Group showed that although 90% of companies said they prioritized diversity, only 4% took disability into account when constructing their initiatives. With 61 million Americans living with some kind of disability, according to the CDC, this is a sadly untapped rich resource for employers.

"Good leadership starts with a strong hiring process that looks for recruits based on business-critical skills that will help an organization identify the strongest talent, regardless of disability. Chances are, your organization has more than one employee working with a disability already," wrote Glenda Sims of Deque Systems in a recent op-ed.

Accessibility is key for people with disabilities, and according to a recent study from social security and retirement website Better Benefits, some big cities are more ahead of the curve than others.

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