Journalist Shares Tips on How and When to Disclose a Disability to an Employer


Lizz Schumer, a journalist for the New York Times, recently published an article that explores the complexities that surround living and working with a disability. This article called attention to the differences between the protections that the law provides for people living with disabilities and how the law is actually applied and enforced. Ms. Schumer provided several examples of this and emphasized that they are not uncommon. Additionally, Ms. Schumer shared personal stories from disability experts and provided guidance on how employees can tactfully disclose their disability to their employer and how to request a reasonable accommodation.


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