Remember, talking about your disability is called disclosure. When it comes to talking about your disability, you have both rights or protections and responsibilities.
Your responsibilities and protections are different in school versus after high school when you continue your education or get a job.
Find Out the Differences:
Practice: Talking about Your Disability
To be comfortable talking about your disability, first, you have to know about it. Next you have to practice. To help you find out or gather information about your disability, complete the activities below.
When to Disclose
How, when, and if you disclose your disability is up to you.
There are advantages and disadvantages to disclosing your disability. Here are just a few of each to think about. Be sure to talk with your school or rehabilitation counselor about what talking about your disability with schools, employers, and in your community means to you!