Posts Tagged 'assistive technology'

The Ability to do things Different

David SpearsPeople may not be aware that folks with a disability can perform most projects just as well as anyone else can, only differently. For example, walking is not the method I use for mobility, but I still get to where I need to go just the same by using a wheelchair. While driving my car, I may not put my foot on the pedal, but rather my hand on the hand control to “push on it” rather than “step on it!” Those seemingly opposite actions have the same result (and usually a traffic ticket). At work, it’s the same: I may not complete projects the way others might, but I achieve the same results with the same high-quality standard. Continue reading ‘The Ability to do things Different’

Welcome to the Solution

bobicookWorkforce Solutions is a public human resources organization that serves thirteen counties in the Houston-Galveston Gulf Coast Region by helping employers meet their workforce needs and individuals build careers, so both can compete in a global economy. Continue reading ‘Welcome to the Solution’

Giving Thanks…for a Disability?

DavidDuring the holidays, many people take time to reflect and give thanks. I am one of those people, and something I’m thankful for is my disability. Over the years, a majority of folks I know have wondered how I can be thankful for my disability. Now don’t get me wrong – if there was a cure, I’d be interested to learn about it, but the truth is that I AM thankful for my disability, and not just because I always get a good parking space.
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