Factors Affecting the Acceptance of People with Disabilities at Work: A Literature Review

  title={Factors Affecting the Acceptance of People with Disabilities at Work: A Literature Review},
  author={Katharina Vornholt and Sjir Uitdewilligen and F. J. N. Nijhuis},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
Purpose A lack of social acceptance by non-disabled co-workers is often the reason why employees with disabilities fail to stay in regular organizations for sustained periods. The aim of the study is to present a coherent review of the extant literature on factors affecting the acceptance of people with disabilities in regular employment. Method We conducted a search of the electronic databases PsychINFO and Web of Science (period: 1996–2011) supplemented with a search for additional relevant… Expand

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