“But therein lies another problem. As Lynne Soraya, the pseudonym of a blogger who writes about her Asperger?s, puts it: ?In today?s world, we require people to be labeled in order to give them help and coaching in the areas they need.? Even though disclosing her condition in her personal life has been a ?godsend,? she writes, ?in the area of work, I still have grave misgivings.? Many people with hidden disabilities share those doubts.
John Waldo is the founder, advocacy director and counsel to the nonprofit Washington State Communication Access Project, which aims to reduce barriers that prevent people with hearing loss from participating in public life. He sees a lot of unintentional discrimination.”