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Having a disability and looking for a job can seem a daunting prospect, but there are many sources of information and help, and as a disabled person, you have rights to protect you from discrimination.
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Despite the fact that one in four people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year, negotiating a return to work can be difficult.


Returning to work after mental health issues: tips for the transition

from BBC News

Toxic talk: Trying to lip read in China

Having a disability and doing an internship in China meant I encountered tough questioning, but it has given my confidence a boost

Toxic talk: Trying to lip read in China - BBC News

from The Huffington Post

Why It Took Me So Long To Check Off The 'Disability' Box

18 Bizarre (and Legit) Ways to Earn Money in 2016

Why It Took Me So Long To Check Off The 'Disability' Box

‘My right to disseminate information about my disability had been taken away and handed to a stranger.’

I have a disability. When do I tell a prospective employer?

What do recruiters really mean by communication and interpersonal? And how can people with autism prove they fit the bill?

How can jobseekers with autism communicate their skills?

Unfair application processes are still excluding me, and many other blind jobseekers, from graduate roles

I'm a blind Paralympian with a master's, but getting a job was my biggest hurdle

Even Break - Matching employers who value diversity with talented disabled candidates

Jobs for disabled people - disabled job seekers - disabled employment

The rise of online job applications might be useful for recruiters, but it can be a huge barrier for people with dyslexia.

Online job applications and dyslexia don't mix

Test your knowledge of mental health in the workplace with our tricky quiz

How much do you know about mental health in the workplace? - quiz

Career advisers told me to hide my disability on applications, but being open and turning it into a strength helped me get a graduate job

How to use your disability as a strength when applying for jobs