Lesson 22:Disclosing Your Disability & Requesting Accommodations

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Overview

Lesson Objectives
Students will:
  • - Improve employment skills and the ability to advocate for on-the-job needs by understanding barriers to employment.
  • - Determine when it is appropriate to disclose a disability to an employer and request reasonable accommodations as needed. 
  • - Demonstrate their ability to advocate for themselves through a better understanding of their Individualized Education Plan. 

Core Areas of Transition
  • - Workplace Readiness Skill
  • - Self-Advocacy

Social-Emotional Learning Standards
  • - Demonstrate skills related to achieving personal and academic goals.
  • - Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.