Top Ten Myths About Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

By November 17, 2017Uncategorized

Individuals with disabilities represent an untapped talent pool for businesses, here are a list of myths we often hear. What are some that we missed?

  1. People with disabilities will have trouble getting to work
  2. People with disabilities don’t have the skills for business
  3. People with disabilities will not meet performance standards
  4. Hiring persons with disabilities requires costly supports
  5. Persons with disability miss a lot of work
  6. Persons with lifelong disabilities must be protedted from failure
  7. It is time-consuming and difficult to find information about hiring individuals with disabilities
  8. Workers compensation rates increase when higheriing individuals with disabilities
  9. You can not fire or take disiplinary action against an employee with a disability
  10. Individuals with disabilitiesa are inspirational and brave to seek employment

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