Have you ever had problems getting materials and information you needed for class in an alternative, accessible format in a timely manner? Or, do you know someone with a disability who is having a hard time getting suitable housing? Here's a great way to help keep this from happening to others. Consider exploring the possibility of becoming a Disability Access Consultant yourself and assist students with disabilities in determining what accommodations will best help them have equal access to what they need to succeed during their educational pursuits and beyond.There are many first-hand accounts from CareerConnect mentors of working as an employee who is blind or has low vision, special articles from CareerConnect mentees about what they gained through their connections with mentors, articles about mentors in various occupations who have been spotlighted by the media, and more!
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