Disability concerns

9th February 2007 at 00:00
Half of teachers answering a survey about attitudes to disability would not feel confident disclosing details about their health if applying for a job or promotion.

Sixty teachers responded to the National Union of Teachers questionnaire, which found disabled teachers suffered a high level of negative stereotyping and harassment if they remained in the workplace. Forty-two per cent of those who responded said they suffered from depression, stress and panic attacks.

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