A Qualitative Study on the Perceptions of the Lack of Physically Disabled Public Relations Practitioners
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This paper explores the perceptions of physically disabled practitioners in the public relations field. The purpose of the study was to get disabled practitioner’s perspectives on the industry to explore how the public relations field is falling behind when recruiting from this group. A qualitative study was done using open-ended interview questions, with the goal of receiving experiences from disabled practitioner’s on their time in the industry, discrimination they faced, and how they feel public relations can improve.