Why unconscious bias is not corporate jargon, but a reality for people with disability

Compassion and understanding are vital skills for those working with disabled colleagues or colleagues with pre-existing conditions, because our lives and daily decision-making can look very different to a person without that lived experience.

As a Grattan Institute report recently found, more than 40 per cent of Australians have a disability or chronic illness – so chances are you’re either like me, or you’ll be working with someone like me!

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Employment

Author:
Ebe Ganon

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Mon 13th Dec, 2021