Top 10 things to know about managing disability, injury or illness in the workplace
Regardless of disability, injury or illness, everyone can perform some tasks. For people living with injury or illness, work is considered a type of therapeutic intervention.
People with disabilities are often more capable than you think. 1 in 6 adults with a disability have a tertiary qualification and more than one-third are managers and professionals.
Here are the top 10 things you should know:
It is important to remember that each and every person with a disability is different. The information in this article is general in nature and is not intended to be a comprehensive guide on to how to work with a person with an injury, illness or disability.
Remember that people with disabilities are often experts in their own needs. It’s important to always ask your employees what support they need and would like to have.