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On the topic of disability - advice on when to disclose disability during the interview process? (I’m leaving gov for private tech space) For reference: I had 4 rounds of interviews with a company last week. First 3 went great! The last was with the CCO, and I had a rough moment of aphasia (part of my disability), and I tried to explain after the fact, that’s what happened, but he didn’t seem perceptive. I’ve tried disclosing at the beginning but found that I got fewer call backs.

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Sorry to hear that, I hope that the CCO maybe did some more research on the condition and is more understanding of your situation

That's tough, sorry to hear that. Honestly, I think you dodged a not so great place if they didn't really recognize that. I know that's easier said than experienced, but at least now you know how they would've dealt with you in the workplace. The only advice I can give is to keep applying and hopefully someone else can chime in with more specific advice. Best of luck!

I've checked it off on an application before and then just not had the need to bring it up again. Either they're fine with it or peace

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