Disability: Information for managers and human resources professionals
As a manager or human resources professional you have a responsibility to make sure that employees with disability are given a ‘fair go’ and have access to the same opportunities as other people.
It is important to understand that people with disability are not a homogenous group. People with disability have a wide variety of conditions and impairments, including physical, sensory, mental and intellectual. The severity and longevity of these conditions and impairments, combined with social and environmental barriers, give rise to unique experiences of disability. Reasonable adjustments
Making reasonable adjustments means managers can confidently recruit people with disability and retain them in employment. Being aware that everyone is different is a key principle. However common types of reasonable adjustment can include: