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It is only under the “work-limiting disabled” definition that the number of disabled people in employment rose, from 2,839,000 to 2,885,000.
Becoming “disability inclusive” as an employer opens up organisations to “a wider talent pool, different ways of doing things and a far broader customer base”. Employers should also promote disability issues to their suppliers, networks and audiences
The three-part campaign highlights the importance of work and work-based experiences in an individual’s transition to adulthood, particularly for young adults with disabilities.
The government has launched the Dubai Disability Strategy 2020, which aims to improve the experiences of people with disabilities in relation to a number of key areas including health, education and employment.
For people on the autism spectrum who may have social difficulties, a job interview can be especially daunting. And then there are external barriers, including the stigma of disability.
Research shows that autistic employees are an asset, and beyond that, we’re also people and we should be treated with respect and empathy.
The failure to provide up-to-date figures showing how many disabled people are in work is a "killer blow" to the government’s pledge to move one million more disabled people into work by 2027, say campaigners.
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