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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Regarding Telecommuting As an Individual Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired

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The idea sounds pretty heavenly, doesn’t it? Working from the comfort of your own home without the hassle of commuting with a visual impairment. Yes, just about everybody likes the idea of it!

While I can see the appeal and I do think telecommuting is a solution for transportation issues for folks who are blind or visually impaired, I do not think it’s the solution for all work-related issues for our population.

Regardless, it may be a good fit for you or it may be worth considering for a season. If this is the case, I bet you have many questions about the possibility of telecommuting as a person with a visual impairment. Below you’ll find a list of frequently asked questions and my responses; if your question isn’t there or if you have additional input, please utilize the comment section!

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Telecommuting

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