[Social-sciences-list] How and When to Let Prospective Employers Know About Vision Loss

RuthClaire Weintraub ruthclaire at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 01:24:59 UTC 2013

I have disclosed that I no longer drive and been denied jobs because of that.

In one case I was offered the job before I disclosed and when I did,
the offer was rescinded. Maybe I should have kicked up a big fuss
about it but I didn't, at the time, feel like taking on the US

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Christine Szostak
<szostak.1 at buckeyemail.osu.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
>   I am on the job market right now, and am wondering if others hear could
> share when they noted their vision loss (e.g. during the application, after
> the application but before the interview, during the interview, after
> accepting the job...) with prospective employers. Also, how did you approach
> the subject? In other words, how did you let the  prospective employer know
> of your vision loss (e.g., terminology used, how it was brought up...).
> Many thanks,
> Christine
> Christine M. Szostak
> Doctoral Candidate and Research Consultant
> Language Perception Laboratory
> Department of Psychology, Cognitive Area
> The Ohio State University
> Columbus, Ohio
> szostak.1 at osu.edu
> www.soundresearchconsulting.wordpress.com
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