Teamwork and Getting the Help You Need

By Katherine Schneider, Retired Clinical Psychologist and Author In school, you may have had an IEP or a 504 Plan and/or a disability services office to help you meet your accessibility needs. Now, you’ll get to build your own team. Building a team takes work– training allies in how to and not to help, trading…

Interview Tips for Graduates with Visual Impairments

By Theresa Sweeney-Smith Congratulations, Class of 2014! As a Human Resources Director for 26 years, and a visually impaired member of the workforce, I would like to offer some tips for when you are interviewing for your first job. * You do not have to tell the interviewer over the phone that you have a…

Graduating Toward Success With A Disability

By Dan Sullivan So, graduation time is near. I still remember what it was like. Before you now dawns an entire world of opportunities. Some of these will involve further education, while others will mean looking for a job. Either way, a reality check will begin. And because you are someone with vision loss, the…