RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with employers, entertainment leaders, governors, policy makers, educators, self-advocates, non-profits, faith-based organizations, philanthropists and the media to fight stigmas and advance opportunities. Led by diverse people with disabilities and allies, RespectAbility knows that people with disabilities and their families have the same hopes and dreams as everyone else.

RespectAbility accomplishes our mission with a three-part strategy:

Fighting stigmas by promoting diverse, authentic and accurate portrayals of people with disabilities
Advancing opportunities by identifying and promoting best practices in education, employment, civic engagement and access
Leadership development to strengthen a talent pipeline of people with disabilities
Our free tools and factual resources inform stakeholders so people with disabilities can achieve the education, training, jobs, security and wellness that everyone needs and deserves.