What Does Disability Advocacy Mean For College Students With Disabilities? Disability advocacy ensures that students know their strengths, advocate for themselves, decide what they want to do now and in the future, and take charge of their career goals. We empower students to:
Speak up for what they need.
Find a mentor to support them on their job search journey.
Know their rights and responsibilities regarding disability disclosure.
Educate others to reduce disability stereotypes.
What Are The Benefits Of IMPACTability’s Disability Advocacy Course? This CareerReady! session enables college students with disabilities to:
Explore the why, when, and how to disclose disability information to employers during a job search.
Consider the advantages and disadvantages of disclosing disability to potential employers.
Be prepared with positive answers if asked about disability during job interviews.
Get tips on disclosing a disability in the workplace.
Create an Advocacy Script to confidently disclose disability or request reasonable accommodations.