Disability employment award winners: High-performing teams work the same way, with or without disabilities

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EV: What do you think is the greatest misconception about a person with disability in the workforce?

Yuki: I think the misconception among persons with disability is that they are not able to contribute as much as those without disability to their workforce thus, which makes their job search more difficult. I am very sure that everyone has their own unique strengths to contribute. They can shine [at] work if [their] disability can be overlooked, possibly have workplace adjustments, and get employers to focus on their abilities.

With this misconception, this could be one of the reasons why some people may not embrace their disability wholly so they may choose to hide their disability from the employers during the interview in case they might not want to hire.

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