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Disclosing Disabilities in Job Applications

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Job search is stressful, but there are unique challenges when you are applying for positions as a person with a disability. As the US Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) indicates, only 35.9 percent of people with disabilities in the working ages of 16 to 64 were employed in 2016. If you are a job candidate with a disability, whether a visible or invisible one, you may be wondering what your rights are, what you are required to disclose and when, and how to go about navigating the application process. Below, I've shared considerations to think about as you embark on your job search.

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