Employment Challenges for People with Disabilities
According to reports from Statistics Canada, 51% of Canadians aged 25 to 64 with disabilities were unemployed in 2011. Only 21% of people without disabilities in the same age category were unemployed. For those with disabilities, 12% of those surveyed said they were refused a job in the previous 5 years because of their condition.
In this story, Daniel Share-Strom, who is on the autism spectrum, shares his challenges finding and obtaining meaningful employment.https://o.canada.com/life/employable-me-highlights-challenges-facing-people-with-disabilities