Posted in Uncategorized on July 16th, 2013
As someone who is blind, you probably think that training opportunities are very limited for you. You might feel like there is no help available if you want to be able to start a career or learn a trade. Thankfully, there are actually many different aids that are offered by the government to help you begin a career and learn some type of skill. Making use of these types of government aids might be easier than you think and could be incredibly beneficial to your overall well-being and future.
One thing that you need to do before anything else
Posted in Uncategorized on May 21st, 2013
If you are not able to attend college but want a successful future career, going to a trade school is your next best bet. Trade schools are a lot different because they do not give you a degree or diploma when you complete the class. In most cases, the school is going to give you a certification of completion or a license so that you can continue on with your career. For instance, there are trade schools specifically designed for people who want to get into automotive work. You do not necessarily need a degree
Posted in Uncategorized on March 27th, 2013
There are a variety of employment opportunities for individuals who are visually impaired or blind. Government programs exist that encourage employers to hire the disabled. For example, an employee who is visually impaired or even blind will have no problem working at home as a customer service agent. There are special computers and communications equipment made especially for visually impaired and blind people.
Work at home companies offering customer service jobs can be found at online job
Posted in Uncategorized on September 25th, 2012
The technology base is growing stronger and stronger in the work force. Many people are just trying to adapt to all that is new and fresh in the technology sector.
Fortunately, there are different technology advancements for blind and hearing impaired people. People in the work may have some disabilities, but this still should not prevent them from working in the workforce. Engineers are coming up with ideas to help people communicate better and still do their jobs with efficiency.
Hand magnifiers have been one of the big inventions that has been approved by the American Foundation for
Posted in Uncategorized on September 21st, 2012
Every year there are laws passed that effect students; specifically students with learning disabilities. These laws can have lasting effects on students attempting to ascertain financial aid to attend post-secondary schools. Changes in law can impact students in many ways.
Whenever there are changes to Federal Financial Aid, students must recognize how this can affect assistant-ship programs, grants, scholarships, and the work-study program. Each of these programs is designed to assist students in affording a college education. When it comes to state laws, state funded Rehabilitation Services can also be affected. Rehabilitation Services assist undergraduate and graduate level students
Posted in Uncategorized on September 17th, 2012
When you become an employee of a company, you are bound to have to put up with situations that you are not comfortable with. Working life is something that is hard for all who have to deal with it. It is important, though, to educate yourself with the laws that surround the working environment. Just because you work for a company does not mean that you have to make yourself blind to what they may be doing
Posted in Uncategorized on September 15th, 2012
When you work in a business with other individuals, there may be times when you wish that they were a bit more educated in certain topics. When this occurs, you may feel as if there is no right or polite wait to hint that to them. How do you go about telling someone that you feel as if they need to know more about a certain topic? If the topic is one that you know about, and are willing to
Posted in Uncategorized on September 13th, 2012
People want to be successful. They want to be appreciated, they want to earn money and they want to have the favor of their boss. How can you be more successful at work?
You need to complete all of what your job entails in the time frame allotted. This is crucial because ultimately, that is what your job is. Next, you need to do it without complaint. Constant whining is sure to make your boss question your abilities. Even constantly complaining at