Hidden Disabilities and the Workplace  

Interesting post from my colleague Kay Barbour on telling employers about disabilities.

The Careers Service Blog

Many thanks to my colleague Kay Barbour for this blog post on disability and the workplace, which contains some interesting facts and figures plus practical and useful advice on disclosing disabilities to employers – Rebecca

The University’s Disability Service reports that 9.5% of the student body has indicated a disability – according to their UCAS code – for 2014-15. While numbers with ‘seen’ disabilities, such as mobility difficulties, increases only slightly year on year, big increases can be seen in ‘unseen’ disabilities: Specific Learning Difficulties and mental health problems in particular.

The Guardian has gone so far to say that mental health is a crisis in universities publishing articles detailing issues for students with hidden disabilities along with Disability sites discussing Uncovering Hidden Disabilities.

The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) carries out an annual report exploring the destinations of disabled graduates. The 2015 report confirms that:

View original post 379 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s