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Workers with Disabilities and Aging Workers

What similarities exist between perceptions about the competence of and performance expectations for workers with disabilities and older workers? How are the two groups' employment experiences similar? How are they different?

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The best way to approach this topic is to determine why the two comparison groups would be related. In this case, workers with disabilities and older workers would be related due to the common perceptions regarding these classes. Workers with disabilities are oftentimes seen as not being able to perform effectively, or to work below the level that is expected from other employees. We have a similar situation with older workers. Older workers are often perceived to be slower due to their advancement ...

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This solution discusses the similarities and differences between workers with disabilities and senior workers.