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Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities, 3rd Edition by Daniel J. Ryan Ph.D.

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Introduction

The first edition of this book was published 10 years ago, 10 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Although progress has been made in that time relating to awareness of the rights of people with disabilities, the gulf between labor participation rates of those with and without disabilities remains large. This book remains the only book currently in print that directly addresses the issues that people with disabilities face as they search for jobs.

There is no implied guarantee that this book will level the playing field for the job seeker with a disability. Sadly, discrimination against people with disabilities is still very present among the gatekeepers to the workforce. The goal of this book is to prepare ...

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