Are You Interested in a Career as a Sourcing Specialist?

Editor’s note: Are you interested in becoming a Sourcing Specialist? NSITE shares that they are once again offering a Sourcing Specialist Certificate Training Program for individuals who are blind or low vision. Are You Interested in a Career as a Sourcing Specialist? Stacey Pope had always been blind in her left eye, but when the … Continued

The Show Must Go On: Creativity Overcomes Challenges Posed by a Remote Summer Work

Firsthand Work Experience  My work experience during the 2020 Summer Transition Program was definitely unique and challenging, to say the least. For one thing, my program started up as everyone was making the transition from face-to-face to online/zoom communication.  This was particularly difficult because I was missing human interaction during lockdown and I learn best through face-to-face engagement. But I overcame these challenges and adapted over time by getting used to the idea of online communication for … Continued

Juggling the College Experience: It’s About Time

Editor’s note: This post was written by  Kathleen â€œKat” DeNicola Accommodations Manager, Disability Access Center at Western Washington University   There are many things that are overwhelming about being new to the college experience, one being somehow fitting in time to do multiple assignments with multiple deadlines in multiple classes while still making time to eat, sleep, relax and have fun. Time management … Continued

Blind and Low Vision Students Explore Careers in 21st Century Transportation

Editor’s note: This blog was written by Shannon McVoy, Transition Services Manager of the Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP)  Michigan’s Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) has been nurturing collaborative partnerships with community services and local employers to create innovative and engaging Pre-Employment Transition Services programming that is both educational and fun. Michigan’s 21st Century Transportation: Careers for Students Blind and Visually Impaired program was made possible through partnership … Continued