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Launch your Empowerment Journey with "Disclosing Your Disability and Your Legal Rights" Podcast

Blind Ambition's First Session in the Employment Webinar Series

Blind Ambition, in partnership with RNIB, has proudly launched its much-anticipated webinar series aimed at supporting job seekers with sight loss. The series kicked off with a compelling first session on November 21st, titled "Disclosing Your Disability and Your Legal Rights." This session marks the beginning of a series designed to empower and educate those embarking on their career journeys.

A Glimpse into the First Session

The inaugural webinar, led by Kerry Chotty from Legal at RNIB, delved into the intricate and often misunderstood topic of disability disclosure in the workplace. This session was not just an informative guide but also a source of empowerment for participants, equipping them with the knowledge to navigate the complexities of their legal rights in employment.

Key discussion points included:

  • Understanding the Legal Framework: Insight into the laws and regulations that protect individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

  • Strategies for Disclosure: Navigating the when, how, and why of disclosing a disability to potential or current employers.

  • Employer's Obligations: What employers are required to do in terms of accommodations and support.

  • Empowerment Through Knowledge: How understanding your legal rights can enhance your confidence in the job market.

Why This Session Matters

This webinar is a crucial resource for anyone with sight loss entering or currently in the job market. Understanding your rights and the legalities surrounding disability disclosure can significantly impact your employment journey. It's not just about legalities; it's about feeling empowered and confident in your workplace environment.

Continuing the Journey

The series promises to continue delivering impactful sessions, each addressing different aspects of employment for those with sight loss. Upcoming topics include "Access to Work," "Finding a Support Worker," and "Building Confidence and Resilience."

Join the Movement

We encourage everyone who can benefit from these sessions to participate. It's an opportunity to gain invaluable insights, connect with experts, and be part of a supportive community. The webinars are free and accessible from the comfort of your home.

Stay tuned for more updates on this empowering series. Let's transform ambition into achievement, together.

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