Living with a disability: Discrimination is not the only obstacle.


Does my wheelchair make you uncomfortable? How my disability may have cost me a job.

I’m a tenured, deeply qualified New York City teacher, but some only see my disability. At least my students know the impact I can make in the world.

Dayniah Manderson
Opinion contributor

The morning of my job interview brought excitement and anxiety. At the same time, I felt prepared and confident. It was the beginning of 2017 and already I had gone through three rounds of phone interviews, all rigorous, yet fair. This final interview would be our first face-to-face meeting. After passing through such an extensive interview process, [...]

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