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Education & Job

Do you use a wheelchair, but aren’t quite sure what your rights are regarding jobs, education, and accommodations?

It’s important to know what is legally required or available. You may wonder, “How do I find a job I can do in a wheelchair?” Or “What are some interview tips for someone in a wheelchair?”

Reading these articles will give you a good overview of:

  • Your rights as a person with a disability.
  • Disability accommodations in your country
  • Information on the Disability Living Allowance
  • Jobs and careers that are best suited for wheelchair users

You will also learn specific tips, such as:

  • You’re not required to answer anything about your disability that makes you feel uncomfortable, but answering appropriate questions may help a potential employer make reasonable adjustments.
  • Before going to a job interview, check out the accessibility of the building or work environment.
  • There are many work-at-home jobs that provide extra flexibility if you need it.
  • With the right supports, almost any office job can be done by a person in a wheelchair.

For more information, download our free guide, Paving The Way To Greatness: All You Need To Know About Disability And Employment.

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