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How Are Workers with Disabilities Faring in the Workplace?

Do you know how many people with disabilities are working full time in the United States of America? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys, around 5 percent of the full-time workforce is made up of people with disabilities. However, a new study suggests that this number could be off, and if that’s true, we may have much to learn about how workers with disabilities fair while on the job. How Many Workers with Disabilities Are There? A study by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) analyzed professionals in the U.S. and other countries to try to help employers find new ways to improve work performance. In the U.S. it surveyed 3,570 employees and asked an array of questions. Some were basic questions you could find on a Bureau of Labor Statistics study, but other questions were designed to tease out if an individual had a disability that they…
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Have You Shamed Someone with an Invisible Disability?

Have you seen someone parking in a handicapped space only to see that person walk away without even a limp? It’s something that many people get frustrated about, and so they try to do something about it. There’s only one problem, often those people have an invisible disability, and you might be doing more harm than you thought. You May Have Shamed Someone with an Invisible Disability At the Target store in Tulsa Hills, a local woman returned to her car after shopping with her 4-year-old son and found a disturbing note. It said that the writer had watched the woman carry her toddler away after parking in a handicapped space. It said she didn’t have a disability and she should be ashamed for taking up handicapped parking, but there was something the writer didn’t understand. That woman’s child was the one who has a disability. This woman’s little boy…
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Have You Ever Heard Of An Invisible Disability?

On Facebook and Twitter we have shared the stories, pictures and videos of people with invisible disabilities, but some people still might be confused about what these are. So as your Tulsa, Oklahoma disability attorneys, we thought we would clear some things up and help you understand why it might not be easy to tell when another person has a disability. Have You Ever Heard Of An Invisible Disability? Have you ever thought about what the term “disability” means to you? When most people think about it, they imagine wheelchairs and assistive devices, but not all disabilities are so obvious. Conditions like bipolar disorder, fibromyalgia, and multiple sclerosis can cause symptoms that make doing normal daily activities or holding a job harder or even impossible, but the signs of their symptoms are often not obvious. People with these conditions often refer to these disorders as “invisible disabilities.” Some people with…
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