NRTC Webinar: Leveraging Your Disability to Find a Job

Join us on Thursday, September 7 at 2:00 pm CST for our next Employment Insights webinar, “Leveraging Your Disability to Find a Job: How to Make Your Blindness or Low Vision a Strength When Job Seeking.” Individuals who are blind or have low vision often face many barriers related to employment. In recent years, several organizations that provide services to job seekers and employers have formed that not only work to address barriers to employment but provide an employment advantage for blind and low vision individuals. 

Graphic for Leveraging your disability to find a job webinar on Sept. 7th at 2 pm central time. Includes picture of an interview at a coffee shop

Hear from Jonathan Lucus with NSITE, Ross Barchacky with inclusively and Kristin Smedley, author of Thriving Blind: Stories Real People Succeeding Without Sight. Jonathan and Ross will share information about their organizations’ services and Kristin will talk about emphasizing strengths, such as problem-solving skills and adaptability, that you gained from living with a visual impairment. Learn how to leverage your disability and market yourself to potential employers to obtain employment. 

This webinar is part of our Employment Insights webinars and podcasts series, which focuses on enhancing employment for individuals who are blind or have low vision (B/LV). Each webinar or podcast provides insight into obtaining or maintaining employment.   

To check out our archived webinars and podcasts and to keep up with releases of new episodes, visit our Webinars and Podcasts page.