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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

About the World of Business and Job Seekers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

The people in these stories either work in a business or are self employed. Their jobs represent only a smattering of occupations available in the diverse world of business. Read these stories to find out what our business mentors did to prepare for their careers, and try to identify the various aspects of business related to what they do.

After reading some of the stories below, go to the Career Cluster Message Boards where you can post questions and comments about the type of work you are interested in. Have fun learning!

Questions: After reading these stories, what did you learn about technology and the other skills used in these types of jobs? How do these workers manage getting to and from work?

Career Cluster Message Board: Ask questions and discuss with others who have vision loss about working in the field of business through our occupation specific message board.

Many articles provide a link at the end that you can use to contact the subject directly.

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