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Disability in the workplace is not only physical

Disability in the workplace is not only physical

Disability in the workplace is not only physical by Dr Jerry Gule, SAE4D Chairman In the Integrated National Disability Strategy – White Paper (1997) a profound statement is made: “Among the yardsticks by which to measure a society’s respect for human rights, to evaluate the level of its maturity and its generosity of spirit, is by looking at the status that it accords to those members of society who are most vulnerable, disabled people, the senior citizens and its children”. This provides a good basis for assessing progress that society at large and employers in particular have made in addressing...