Youth with disabilities discuss how the decisions to disclose their disabilities have affected them at school, at work, and in social situations.  They talk about their decision to disclose their diability at school and at work. They also talk about disclosing their disability to other people, and what personal assistance services (PAS) they access, how they chose their assistant, and how those services allow them to live independently.

Videos

411 on Disability Disclosure Video (4:11)

Youth with disabilities discuss how the decisions to disclose their disabilities have affected them at school, at work, and in social situations.  This video is a companion to the publication, The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities.

Disability Disclosure at School – Clip #1 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:42)

Youth describe why they decided to disclose their disability at school and how they obtained accommodations related to their education.

Disability Disclosure at Work – Clip #2 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:37)

Youth describe why they decided to disclose their disability at work and how they requested accommodations from their employers.

Disability Disclosure is Your Choice – Clip #3 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:08)

Youth talk about how they feel about disclosing their disability to other people.

Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Video (4:20)

Youth with disabilities discuss how they use personal assistance services (PAS) and what’s involved in finding and managing their own services. This video is a companion to the publication, Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS): A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood.

Clip #1 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Description: Youth talk about the personal assistance services that they use.

Clip #2 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Description: Youth talk about moving out on their own and how personal assistance services allow them to live independently.

Clip #3 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Description: Youth talk about the process of finding and selecting a personal assistant.

 

 

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