The Virtual Workspace: Telework, Disabilities and Public Policy
Publication Date: June 2005
Keywords: telework; virtual workplace; disability policy; universal access
Although policymakers are beginning to recognize that the use of ICTs can be used to help create reasonable workplace accommodation for people with disabilities, focused, comprehensive programs targeted at advancing these applications of ICT have yet to be developed. This paper provides an overview and a philosophical comparison of both the U.S. and European policies on telework for people with disabilities.