Entering the world of work: What youth with mental health needs should know about accommodations

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Starting a job can be difficult for any young person. If you happen to have a hidden disability, such as a mental health impairment, a new workplace can be overwhelming.  Along with questions about the job itself, you may have questions about when and how to disclose your disability. You may wonder if it is appropriate to ask for modifications in your new work setting. This fact sheet provides guidance to assist you with a successful transition into the workforce by answering questions regarding disclosure, accommodations and resources. Entering the World of Work: What Youth with Mental Health Needs Should Know About is  Accommodations is a publication for youth from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy.
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/transitioning.htm

 

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