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6 ways to secure employment if you have a learning disability – Disability Horizons

Wednesday, 18 January, 2023

6 ways to secure employment if you have a learning disability – Disability Horizons

Finding a job and gaining employment can be challenging for most disabled people, but it can be even harder if you have a learning disability due to employers’ misconceptions about your levels of skills or intelligence to work.

Disability consultant, Emma Shepherd, who has supported disabled people to get into work or self-employment, dispels some of the myths and gives you some practical tips on how to gain your dream job if you have a learning difference. Many of the tips can also benefit you if you have a physical disability, sensory impairment and/or chronic health condition too.

How would you feel if you wanted to work and you were told no, just because you have a learning disability, (leave legal matters aside for one minute – just imagine it and bear with me!). Then try and imagine if you were stuck in the same job for the rest of your life.

Read more at: https://disabilityhorizons.com/2023/01/6-ways-to-secure-employment-if-you-have-a-learning-disability/

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