Suman Damera is the accessibility team lead at Deque India. He has more than 10 years of diverse experience in Accessibility testing/consulting/training. Suman is a member of the W3C ARIA working group, a certified web accessibility specialist(WAS), and Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC). Suman has a strong passion for being a constant learner in regards to all things accessibility/assistive technologies.
Hiring people with disabilities is the right thing to do. It is clear that one way to push this message forward is to break down the myth that people with disabilities are not independent and clearly address the easy steps organizations can take to create an accessible workplace.