Disclosure: It's a personal decision

Disclosure of disability presents a number of challenges and choices for people with a disability, particularly those participating in education and employment.

Disclosure: It's A Personal Decision is a resource which provides substantial information about options and pathways that people with disabilities can use in disclosing their disability in post secondary education and employment environments.

The website provides substantial information about options and pathways that people with disabilities can use in disclosing their disability in post secondary education and employment environments. It also articulates the role and responsibilities of employers and educators in relation to disclosure.

Students: Choosing your path

Some people choose to disclose their disability knowing that they may need adjustments to enable them to undertake the tasks associated with study. However many people are fearful of disclosing their disability, believing they may be discriminated against

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Employees: Choosing your path

There is no legal obligation for an employee to disclose their disability to you unless it is likely to affect their performance to meet the requirements of the job. Once a disclosure has been made, however, appropriate adjustments need to be made to support the person with a disability.

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About this site

This website provides information about the options and pathways a person with a disability has when deciding to disclose their disability, in relation to:

National Disability Coordination Officer Programme

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