(This is Part 2 of a two-part blog about going into the workforce with a disability)
For decades now, there has been somewhat of a formulaic process for a sustained career path. First, you would attend high school and discover what careers interest you. Then, you would find a college with a good program in your area of interest. You graduate from that program, and you begin searching for an entry level position in your desired field. Once you get hired for that job, you pay your dues and eventually work your way up the company ladder. This path may be long or windy for some. Careers objectives alter, priorities change and life just happens. But generally, these are the steps that society says you must follow to make it in the business world.
Traversing a career path with a disability carries with it challenges and obstacles that non-disabled simply…
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