If we want to start solving problems, we need to close the gap between real people with learning disabilities and the people who are supposedly hiring, managing and supporting them. Let’s talk.
  1. Focus on solving problems with (not for) people with learning differences.

Photo credit: Yu-Tang [photo of brilliantly colored fish with it’s mouth open as if it were saying ‘oooh’]

Pretty shocking:In a study by Scope, 67% of the British public (that I think mirrors the U.S.) said they felt uncomfortable talking to people with disabilities and 85% felt people living with disabilities were treated with prejudice. It gets even more awkward: 21% of younger people said they have actually…

Smile. Not a selfie smile. A real one. Be human.
The best part of having a learning or attention disability? You probably have an awesome sense of humor. Use it to its maximum potential. credit: Monika Kozub

Millions of women, some you may have known for years, are keeping their LD a secret.

One in four people sitting in these seats is likely to have experienced a mental health issue. One in five adults has a learning disability.

denise brodey

SR. contrib @Forbes, Founder, Rebel Talent. Get confident, get hired, do your best work. http://bit.ly/rebsweb Author of The Elephant in the Playroom.

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