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- What laws for disabled people does your country have?
- Are the same laws applied in your school/workplace? Please tell me more about it.
- disability /dis-uh-BIL-i-tee/
- seek /seek/
- gap /gap/
- markedly /MAHR-kid-lee/
- risk /risk/
[noun] – an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do some things that other people do, and that is usually permanent or lasts for a long time
Samantha is incredibly self-assured despite her disability.
[verb] – to try to find or get something, especially something that is not a physical object
We seek to strengthen ties between our two nations.
[noun] – a difference between two things
The gap between the rich and poor is widening.
[adverb] – in a very obvious or noticeable way
He was markedly friendlier than before.
[noun] – the possibility of something bad happening
The chemicals’ risk to human health is minimal.
Based on the UUEPC study, only 36% of disabled people in Northern Ireland were employed. In Northern Ireland, 80% of people without disabilities are employed. As a result, Northern Ireland has the largest “disability employment gap” in the UK at 44%. The UUEPC inquiry also found that the pandemic’s limitations had a “disproportionate” negative impact on disabled people. According to earlier Ulster University research, broader support services for people with learning disabilities “disappeared or were markedly reduced” during the epidemic. Furthermore, it indicates a greater risk of poverty for disabled people in Northern Ireland.
- Where is the UK’s lowest employment rate for people with disabilities found?
- According to the article, what is the conclusion of the report?
- What percentage of the disabled people in Northern Ireland were employed?
- What percentage is the disability employment gap in the UK?
- What does the disability employment gap indicate?
- Have you ever witnessed bad judgment or a lack of accessibility toward people with disabilities? Please tell me more about it.
- Do you often feel that those who are disabled need your help? Why or why not?
- If you were a disabled person in Northern Ireland, what would you do to get employed?
- Are all disabled people qualified to be employed?
- In your opinion, what should the national government agency responsible for people with disabilities do to close the employment gap in Northern Ireland?