Youth, Disclosure and the Workplace: Why, When, What, and How

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Image of person in wheel chair completing a race
Year Published
2021
Author (Organization)
Office of Disability Employment
Resource Type
Other
Resource Format
HTML
Resource Language
English

Preparation is essential for disclosing your disability. Effective disclosure requires that you discuss your needs and that you provide practical suggestions for reasonable job accommodations if they are needed. One way to become comfortable with discussing your disability is to find someone you trust and practice the disclosure discussion with that person. The two of you can put together a disclosure script. It should contain relevant disability information and weave in your strengths. Always keep it positive! Continue reading for additional tips about disclosing your disability status at work.

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