Consulting & Training


Bridget Hayman

Director of Communications

(312) 640-2129

Through its Disability Inclusion Institute, Access Living offers disability inclusion consulting and training for companies, foundations, and nonprofits.

What is the Disability Inclusion Institute?

Access living has a series of customizable programs to guide companies, foundations, and nonprofits in their efforts to build a workplace that attracts and retains talented people with disabilities. 

Our programs are designed and administered by people with disabilities, giving employer participants the unique insider perspective that is essential to developing practical, sustainable, and universal solutions for their workforces.

We ensure that your approach to disability inclusion is appropriate and links directly to achieving specific business goals.

Available Trainings and Workshops

Our courses and workshops provide with actionable ways to include people with disabilities. Topics include:

  • The value of self-identification and how to encourage it
  • Disability history, culture, and awareness, and their influence in today‚Äôs workplace
  • What is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Housing Act (FHA)


Access Living has a network of experts with unparalleled knowledge of issues related to disability who can speak to:

  • The business case for disability inclusion
  • Disability etiquette in personal, professional, and healthcare settings
  • Disability and leadership
  • The importance of inclusive language and disability awareness

Custom course offerings are available.

Two women in professional clothes sit at a table engaged in conversation.
Access Living’s Bridget Hayman (right) talks with peers about disability in the workplace. Photo courtesy of ADA 25 Advancing Leadership.