Employment has been one of the most challenging aspects of having a disability. I struggled to find a job that I wanted to do and faced the fear of not being able to perform the job with having a Learning Disability.
One of the biggest obstacles in employment is ableism. Ableism can be found in all areas in of our society, but is often prevalent in places of employment.
I can remember facing outright discrimination, where people didn’t want to associate with me because of my disability. Ableism is often more subtle and employers can use it to discriminate against workers with disabilities.Read more on themighty.com