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People with vision impairment still face discrimination when looking for work, survey finds

It would be an 18-month search with many setbacks.  “It was such a patronising experience,” Ms Chong said.  “My skills, profession and my dignity were trampled all over.  I’d learnt an important lesson though: It’s never a good time to disclose [a disability], but any delay will just complicate things further because it’s detrimental to building trust.”

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Topics:
Discrimination, Employment

Author:
Nas Campanella and Celina Edmonds

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Tue 7th Sep, 2021