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As society progressively moves away from past prejudices, more and more positions in the workforce for people with a disability are appearing. No matter the disability, individuals can use their skills to achieve great things in the workforce. Everyone is capable of working and workplaces, meaning there’s a wide variety of available jobs for people living with a disability.
Financial institutions are considered to be one of the highest employers of job hunters with disabilities, with large accounting firms like PriceWaterhouseCoopers being one of the top employers of people with disabilities.
Technology-based careers are suited to individuals who have a keen interest in computers and the working of programs, and are ideal for individuals with intellectual disabilities that have this knowledge and prefer to work alone.
The repetitive and physical work that can sometimes be evident in trade-based works suits those with psychiatric or emotional disabilities. This type of work is normally set outdoors and can occupy a person’s mind and senses.
Welders are responsible for fabricating and assembling metal structures and equipment. The welding process can take hours and is the kind of work people can find themselves alone for hours doing. This job focuses on what’s happening in the moment, allowing people with emotional or psychiatric disabilities to escape from their mind while also completing a job.
Ability Options provide a range of services for people living with a disability, including job support to help you find a job. Contact us today for more information.
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