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When it comes to disability inclusion in the workplace, ensuring website accessibility is a critical step for employers. If people with disabilities are unable to access your website, it is likely that you’re missing out on potential job candidates and may even have trouble retaining employees with disabilities.
For some people with disabilities, disclosing a disability and requesting accommodations in an employment setting may be a new experience. This can often be the case for employees with disabilities entering the workforce for the first time or those returning to work having recently acquired a disability whose needs may have changed.
Unemployment of people with disabilities (as well as under-employment) has historically been higher than other groups. Government-mandated attempts have brought attention to this issue and may or may not have improved the situation. Ultimately, what must change to improve the employment situation is peoples’ attitudes and beliefs in regards to people with a disability.