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The toolkit offers a variety of informative tools. Learn about the skills people with disabilities bring to the workplace and use our ‘how-to’ resources, that provide practical tips and strategies on successful recruitment, hiring, inclusion and retention of people with disabilities.

Tool #2: What Is Disability?

icon tool 2In Tool # 2 of the HIRE for TALENT employer toolkit, you will learn about disabilities by answering some easy questions and by reviewing some facts about disabilities and workplace accommodations. 

Fact: People with disabilities are often resourceful problem solvers.

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82% of all workplace accommodations are linked to work conditions.

Our understanding of disability is evolving.

Applying Universal Design principles makes workplaces more inclusive.

The most common accommodations are changes in job duties or modified hours of work.
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My business understands how to write a job posting to effectively recruit a person with a disability?



By completing this short questionnaire, you can identify the best tools to hire and retain employees with disabilities, as well as increase your company’s performance.

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Employers often find that workers who identify as having disabilities have unique abilities; they also tend to work harder to prove themselves.
According to employers, people with disabilities perform as well or better than other workers. These employers concluded that hiring people with disabilities did not negatively impact their businesses.
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In a national survey of consumer attitudes towards various companies, 92% of the respondents gave favourable ratings to businesses that hire people with disabilities.
98% were satisfied or very satisfied with the service they received when dealing with an employee with a disability.