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It just doesn't ADD Up: ADHD/ADD, the Workplace and Discrimination

Arnold, Bruce; Easteal, Patricia; Easteal, Simon; Rice, Simon

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Standard workplace conditions that are commonly perceived as neutral and reasonable can discriminate against people who find conforming to them difficult or impossible because of innate differences in neuronal and cognitive functioning. We use the example of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder to show that, for people with cognitive differences, it is necessary to seek legal protection from discrimination within a disability framework. This approach can be problematic because of the stigma...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52198
Source: Melbourne University Law Review

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