Ask. Collaborate. Provide help in a matter-of-fact way that preserves the dignity of the individual. Remember that making a meeting or event more accessible for people with disabilities often improves the experience for everyone, but also reasonable accommodation is the law (ADA).
Accessibility & Usability at MIT
Truly helpful resource at MIT. An internal consultancy available to the entire MIT community, providing assistive technology services, as well as accessibility and usability consulting. In particular, see their web pages on:
Disabilities Employee Resource Group - see Human Resource ERGs
Employee-focused group dedicated to advancing awareness and inclusion for people with disabilities at MIT, open to all.
Student Disabilities Services
Student-focused service organization dedicated to ensuring students with disabilities have equal access.