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A How-to Guide on Job Searching with Disability

The apprehension on both sides contributes to unfortunate statistics: The Labor Department reports the employment-population ratio for people with disabilities was 20.8 percent in January 2013. Their unemployment rate was 13.7 percent, well above the 8.3 percent unemployment rate for people without disabilities. Employed people with a disability are more likely to work part-time, largely because their hours were cut back or because they were unable to find full-time employment.
Here are some tips to help both job seekers and employers overcome some of the awkwardness they may feel in the hiring process:

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