MYTHS VS. REALITIES
Here are just a few myths about disabilities:
Workers with disabilities can't do the job.
Recent surveys reported performance ratings of average or above average for 90% of persons with disabilities.
Workers with disabilities are more likely to have accidents.
According to statistics, 97% of workers with disabilities are average or above average in terms of safety.
People with disabilities are "different".
People with disabilities are unique individuals as are people without disabilities. They are no more "different" than anyone else. Everyone has abilities and disabilities.