Teaming with DSB as a Private Business

We provide resources and expertise on blindness and low vision in the workplace and beyond.

We work with businesses to strengthen an existing workforce or to build a new one.  We work with you to broaden your customer base.

What do employers gain by teaming with DSB?
DSB provides:

  • Screening and referrals of qualified candidates for workforce needs.
  • Retention services designed to keep valued employees who may be losing their vision.
  • Paid internships or on-the-job training.    
  • Assistance on tax incentives for employers on hiring employees with disabilities.
  • Training and assistance for recruiting, hiring, retention and promotion of blind or low vision employees.
  • Technical assistance on reasonable accommodation and other Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues. 
  • Assistance in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies for both workforces and customer bases.
  • Technical expertise on adaptive technologies and employer IT systems.
  • Consultation on accessible web design.
  • “Awareness” trainings targeted for employees or customers.
  • Connection to other essential disability employment resources.

What businesses have worked with DSB in the past?
Our business partners have included:

  • Alaska Air
  • AT&T Wireless
  • Bank of America
  • Expedia
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Microsoft
  • Nordstrom
  • SAFECO
  • Safeway
  • Sprint
  • Starbucks
  • Verizon
  • Weyerhaeuser

For more information, contact Mark Adreon at 800-552-7103 or bizsolutions@dsb.wa.gov.