Deaf Face Greater Workplace Challenges
The deaf are often overlooked in the discussion of employment rates for the disabled because they have what one advocate calls “the invisible disability.”
Although the pandemic has brought a slight uptick in employment opportunities for the deaf, national statistics still show that a greater percentage of deaf people are unemployed than hearing people.
The Business Journal of Youngstown, Ohio outlines some of the unique challenges that deaf people face in joining the workforce and succeeding in the workplace, including key insights from Easterseals and OOD representatives.
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