When and How to Disclose Vision Impairment
April 22, 2022
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision has published "Who Needs to Know?: When and How to Disclose Vision Impairment". The advice sheet provides information for people who are blind or have low vision and are considering disclosing their visual disability at work. Topics include the benefits of disclosing in the workplace, the pros and cons of not disclosing at work, disclosure protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how to prepare to disclose. The advice sheet also provides resources that may help employers and employees learn more about disclosing their visual disability in the workplace.