Human Resources Guide for Working with Employees Experiencing Vision Loss
This guide provides useful information and guidance for HR staff who are helping employees who experience vision loss maintain employment.
The most common challenge experienced in the workplace by people who are blind or have low vision is inaccessible documents, according to a recent NRTC study. These resources provide guidance and information for making your documents accessible to all employees.
Blind People Can’t Perform This Job…Or Can They?
This brief article describes findings from our research on the attitudes of hiring managers towards individuals who are blind or visually impaired (B/VI) and how these attitudes are impacted by knowledge of how B/VI individuals can complete workplace tasks. Written with employers in mind, it provides an overview of the services provided by vocational rehabilitation agencies to employers and makes the case for why hiring an individual with B/VI can be an asset for any organization. It also contains a brief quiz where employers can test their own knowledge of how B/VI individuals complete job tasks.
Our Employee Spotlights introduce you to talented people with blindness and low vision who work successfully in a wide variety of careers.
Inquiring Minds Series
When considering hiring someone with blindness or low vision, there are many questions that employers have. These brief recordings will explore some of these questions and give you a better idea of how work is done by thousands of individuals with blindness or low vision every day.