Most of us had at least one "nightmare" job during our teenage years. Whether the work was boring, exhausting or low-paying, it at least made us appreciate the value of getting a good education (to be spared from such jobs in the future). Unfortunately, some teenagers suffer indignities on the job that no one should ever be subjected to, including sexual harassment.
Many Americans living with a disability are reluctant to disclose that information if it can be avoided. It's not that they are ashamed or embarrassed of living with a disability. Instead, they know from firsthand experience that disability discrimination is a very real threat. Statistics from 2013 show that just 34 percent of working-age Americans with disabilities are employed, compared to about 74 percent of people without disabilities.