Challenges Faced By Deaf Individuals In Securing Employment
This is to enlighten employers on how to accommodate deaf individuals and for deaf people to locate jobs, respectively.
Deaf people often faced many challenges in finding jobs. Reasons can include discriminatory hiring process, misconceptions, and employment barriers, all made by the employers. There are three other reasons for deaf individuals’ struggles in securing gainful employment that is infrequently discussed by others:
1. Poor educational preparation
2. Lack of reasonable accommodations
3. Not enough deaf-friendly organizations and businesses