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5 Crucial Steps to Dealing with Disability in your Career

5 Crucial Steps to Dealing with Disability in your Career

Persons with disabilities can still achieve their career goals and aspirations. The good news is, today’s work environment provides many workarounds that can help – beyond that, it comes down to having the right (positive) mindset. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Anticipate the queries Your employer may ask about your accommodation needs, as well as how the demands of the job could impact you. For example,  you may wish to let your employer know if you have mobility needs, or require some flexibility in hours. (Photo credit: Yomex Owo) Some common requests for workplace accommodations include providing a phone with light indicators (so you won’t miss client calls if you’re hearing impaired), installing retina scanners at wheelchair height, or having access to important work facilities (e.g. having more ramps so you need not go the long way around to get to your destination). ...

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