Enabling technology is essentially the same as assistive technology, as discussed last week. The only difference is the perceived level of empowerment. Enabling technology (sometimes called assistive technology) was not on my mind this week. Then I became aware of another evolving technology and … [Read more...] about Enabling Technology – Ever Better
Job search can be a roller coaster so sit back, throw your hands high into the sky and enjoy the ride! Job search is often described as a roller coaster ride with long, uphill climbs, followed by terrifyingly fast and steep downturns. With unemployment rates hovering around 70% for people who … [Read more...] about Job Search Strategy; Part I of II
Robots to take 5 million jobs by 2020!!! Robots to take 5 million jobs by 2020 according to a recent article I read in Bloomberg Business. Threat, opportunity, salvation, nightmare, or maybe a little of all of those? I think the answer is it depends and it depends especially on how you choose to … [Read more...] about Robots and people who are blind
Creative partnerships expand our thinking and might lead to employment of more people who are blind and visually impaired. Creative partnerships are needed to address the 70% unemployment rate for people who are blind or visually impaired. Technology has made it increasingly easy for people with … [Read more...] about Creative partnerships – Service dog training
Hiring - consider people who are differently-abled How often do hiring managers consider people with disabilities as viable candidates? In the US, unemployment for people who are blind or visually-impaired hovers around 70%, which suggests considerable reluctance. The business ROI (return on … [Read more...] about Hiring people who are differently-abled; why so much reluctance?