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Preparing Your Child/Young Adult for Work

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

Parent Network of Western New York

Description

This fact sheet defines disability disclosure and discusses the advantages and disadvantages for young adults disclosing their disability to their employer.

Additional Information

Program Telephone Number: (716) 332-4170

The Parent Network of Western New York offers a wide array of information and resources. Please view the Parent Network of New York website to learn more.

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Communication of Medical InformationDisability DisclosureDisability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsLife TransitionsSelf-Directed CareStigmas/DiscriminationTransition PlanningTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

DisabilitiesEmployment
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Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council