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Attitudinal Barriers for People with Disabilities

Nov 18, 2016 Publication

People with disabilities face many barriers every day–from physical obstacles in buildings to systemic barriers in employment and civic programs. Yet, often, the most difficult barriers to overcome are attitudes other people carry regarding people with disabilities.

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A variety of young people prepared to work a variety of jobs.

By Youth for Youth: Employment

Learn job search tips from other young people, including how to disclose a disability and request accommodation at work and how to find mentoring and skill-building opportunities.

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Cyber Disclosure for Youth with Disabilities

Jul 07, 2010 Publication
Guides

This is a workbook that helps adults make informed decisions about teaching youth about their rights and responsibilities in disclosing a disability and helping to support youth in the process of disclosure.

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Young adult in a power wheel chair uses his computer at home.

The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Families, Educators, Youth Service Professionals, and Adult Allies Who Care About Youth with Disabilities

Dec 03, 2009 Publication
Guides

This is a workbook that helps adults make informed decisions about teaching youth about their rights and responsibilities in disclosing a disability and helping to support youth in the process of disclosure.

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Male teen in wheelchair outdoors with adult woman.

Communicating With and About People with Disabilities

May 07, 2009 Publication
Fact Sheets

Individuals are sometimes concerned that they will say the wrong thing, so they say nothing at all—thus further segregating people with disabilities. Listed here are some suggestions on how to relate to and communicate with and about people with disabilities.

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An African American family with two children sit on the stairs in their home.

Youth and Disability Disclosure: The Role of Families and Advocates

May 20, 2008 Publication
Briefs

This is an InfoBrief exploring how families and advocates can help youth understand appropriate disability disclosure.

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