|Description:||The woman depicted here was in the process of entering a building on one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) campuses. She was walking with the use of a right, lower limb prosthesis, entering this building through mechanized doors, which had been equipped with the capability to assist all who entered, with, or without a disability.|
The CDC’s Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity (ODMEEO), fosters an inclusive culture, both nationally and internationally, through equity, opportunity, and respect. The Office’s Disability Program and Reasonable Accommodation Services, is committed to establishing systems, and creating an environment that accommodates, embraces, and assures the inclusion and safety of persons with disabilities employed at CDC, or are visitors to its campuses.
People with disabilities can lead long, healthy lives. CDC works to help people of all different abilities to live their lives to the fullest. Programs include promoting healthy living and preventing complications or other health conditions that are secondary to a person’s disability.