Impact & Insight Blog
Impact & Insight is a space for LaVant Consulting, Inc’s thought leadership, helpful disability inclusion resources, and unique intersectional perspectives on becoming a cultural changemaker. We invite both inclusion newcomers and seasoned professionals to take a look at the topics that guide our work.
LaVant Consulting Goes to the Oscars: An Accessibility Recap!
My name is Rosemary McDonnell-Horita, I am the Lead Consultant of Trainings, Events, and Strategy at LaVant Consulting, Inc. I have had the honor of supporting the Oscars in their accessibility...
Website Accessibility Overlays Are Selling Brands a Lie
Accessibility is not magic. There is no wand you can wave to make your building, event, program, or initiative instantly accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities. Companies marketing website accessibility overlay software, such as AccessiBe, AudioEye, and UserWay, are bad news by selling little more than lies and empty promises of true website accessibility.
Happy Birthday LCI: A Timeline of LaVant Consulting History
November 18th is LaVant Consulting, Inc’s birthday! This year we celebrate four great years of supporting brands’ efforts to “speak disability with confidence.” To mark the occasion, we take you through a brief historical timeline of our firm’s history to date!
4 Reasons You Should Come to Unraveling Ableism
A common challenge of NDEAM celebrations is how to move from awareness to action. LaVant Consulting, Inc. created its signature program, Unraveling Ableism, to help brands take their first action step towards a disability-inclusive workplace.
Innovative Workplace Strategies for ADHD: Part 2
As a follow-up to our previous blog on ADHD tips and tools, we find that ADHD might influence a person’s working style in many positive ways, such as added creativity and strategic thinking. On the same token, access needs can be met, accommodated, and supported for success in a variety of ways. Here are a few innovative workplace strategies for ADHD.
The ADHD Journey: Tips and Tricks For Work
I’m Carly, the Market Research Lead at LaVant Consulting. I am fiercely passionate about equity, media representation, the arts, policy, workforce development, adventures, and Corgis. As a native...
IncludING Disabled Employees During National Disaster Preparedness Month
September is nationally recognized as National Disaster Preparedness Month to highlight the importance of being prepared when disaster strikes. With the COVID-19 pandemic, historic wildfires, and...
Are you a Box-Checker? 7 Disability Inclusion Mistakes
We all know a box checker. They’re the ones that do the very least. They show up. They follow the rules. They offer little to no creativity in their work or other endeavors. And, most likely,...
4 Digital Accessibility Essentials
Social media and other online spaces can be inclusive, welcoming places for everyone when accessibility is at the forefront of our minds. However, many disabled people are left out of everything...
Chronic Illness in the Workplace: Dynamic Disabilities, Flexible accommodations
As Brianne Benness, founder of No End In Sight, writes in her blog, people with disabilities caused by chronic illnesses often have experiences with disability that are dynamic. Although disability...