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Take a Walk in Our Shoes: The Need for Disabilities Awareness Training

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Unawareness of how to appropriately interact with people with disabilities is the largest barrier to the successful employment of people with disabilities.

I said, "Come walk down the hall with me!" That is what one person recounted during a disabilities awareness training program where participants shared their experiences interacting with people with disabilities at work. She was horrified that she could have said something so insensitive to her co-worker, who uses a wheelchair. She


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