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MYTHS VS. REALITIES


Here are just a few myths about disabilities: 


 


Myth
Workers with disabilities can't do the job.


Reality:
Recent surveys reported performance ratings of average or above average for 90% of persons with disabilities.


 


Myth
Workers with disabilities are more likely to have accidents.


Reality:
According to statistics, 97% of workers with disabilities are average or above average in terms of safety.


 


Myth
People with disabilities are "different".


Reality:
People with disabilities are unique individuals as are people without disabilities. They are no more "different" than anyone else. Everyone has abilities and disabilities.


 

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