Profiles of on-the-job accommodations needed by professional employees who are blind

P. D. Rumrill, B. R. Schuyler, J. C. Longden

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Abstract

This article presents five case studies of professional employees who are blind and the postemployment accommodations they needed in four areas: worksite accessibility, performance of essential job functions, job mastery, and job satisfaction. It also describes the Work Experience Survey, a practical assessment instrument that can be used to engage employees who are visually impaired or blind in identifying and removing barriers to maintaining and advancing their careers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-76
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Volume91
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation

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