Disclosing Your disability

  • The Why, When, What, and How of Disclosure in an Academic Setting, After High School: A publication from the United States Department of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy that outlines “The Why, When, What, and How of Disclosure.”
  • The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities: This thorough workbook developed through collaboration between The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth and the Office of Disability Employment Policy provides individuals with disabilities an opportunity to make an informed decision about disclosing their disability. The units within the workbook provide important terminology, discussions, and activities to explore disclosure.
  • Sharing Your Disability: This website provides some tips for talking with professors about your disability, as well as a video clip that has students discuss how to approach faculty members to discuss their disability, as well as how to receive appropriate accommodations.
  • Disclosure of a Disability: A brochure developed by Rutger’s University that outlines the disclosure of a disability for both education and career search purposes. Provides important information in a succinct format.