A 2017 Guardian article outlined that, in the UK, just 46.5% of working-age adults with disabilities are employed, while the figures for employed adults with learning difficulties lies shockingly low at just six per cent.
The article delved into the life of Neal Patel, a part-time supermarket worker. Despite having learning difficulties, Patel explained that his disability doesn’t prevent him from being able to do a good job. And employers would be wise to remember this.
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