Disclosing Your Disability
Do you need accommodations at school or in the workplace due to a disability?
Do you know how to ask for accommodations?
Disclosure is the first and sometimes most difficult step.
Although there is no right or wrong approach to disclosing a disability, the process can seem overwhelming. Being prepared with your own Disability Disclosure Statement can help you to disclose your disability when you decide you are ready to share disability-related information with a prospective or current employer or college.
In this lesson you will learn how to write a Disability Disclosure Statement.
- Watch the video posted below
- Complete the Disclosure Statement Activity
- Show what you know at the end of this lesson by taking a short quiz
- Thinking about potential disclosures you may need to make, and about your One Sentence "power statement," download and complete the Disclosure Statement activity.
- Save this document and practice disclosing your disability, so you are ready when you want to disclose.
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This is an example of one lesson from our Independence Unit. We have a growing catalog of Education, Employment and Independence lessons. Click the link to see our list of INCIGHTful Transitions Curriculum lesson titles.
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