Influential Advocacy: The Key to Successful Disability Inclusion Conversations
taught by: Cam Beaudoin
Want to be heard when advocating for disability inclusion in the workplace? Learn practical communication tools that will give you the confidence to navigate even the toughest conversations. Empower yourself to become an influential advocate for disability inclusion.
This session is designed to equip attendees with the skills and strategies needed to effectively advocate for disability inclusion in the workplace, while avoiding burnout. There will be real-world examples from working with industry-leading tech companies and consulting on disability inclusion and advocacy.
You will learn the EPIC™ method, a powerful communication tool that will help you navigate difficult conversations and speak about accessibility in a way that resonates with your colleagues and leaders. The session will also cover how to avoid hot-button topics that distract from the main message, and how to communicate with leaders and colleagues in a way that is more likely to be heard and implemented in the long-term. By the end of the session, you will have a better understanding of how to overcome objections, control conversations, and influence decisions with their knowledge and experience, as well as techniques to avoid advocacy fatigue. Come and learn skills and strategies to drive real change in their workplaces and become more effective advocates for disability inclusion.
- EPIC™ A11y: A powerful communication tool for navigating difficult conversations and advocating for disability inclusion in the workplace
- Objection handling, conversation strategies and stakeholder influence using your knowledge and experience
- Avoiding burnout and advocacy fatigue, while effectively advocating for disability inclusion in the workplace