Five Tips for Creating Individualized Transition and Employment Goals

Editor’s note: Do you work with transition-age youth who are blind or low vision? You’re invited to The National Transition Conversation: 2023 APH CareerConnect Transition & Employment Resource Round Up on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM EST. We hope to see you there! Read on to learn about supporting adults … Continued

Job Search Tips to Empower Individuals Who Are Blind or Low Vision

Editor’s Note: The upcoming 154th APH Annual Meeting will celebrate successful new products, services, processes, and initiatives. It will also be an opportunity to enjoy related meetings, network with new colleagues, and connect with old friends. This year’s Annual Meeting is hosted October 5-7th, 2022, and you’re invited! Its theme is emPOWERed, and we celebrate … Continued

Crafting Your Sales Pitch: An Employment and Transition Activity To Keep in Your Pocket

Friends who supervise transition programs often reach out and ask me to speak to groups. I’ve probably done almost a thousand talks about my life and employment for teenagers and adults who are blind or low vision. Suffice it to say, recently a number of my talks about career and employment have been virtual due … Continued

There is Greatness Inside of You

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

We are excited to announce the release of the first video in a series from the American Printing House for the Blind’s ConnectCenter, congratulating the graduating class of 2020! This video series is packed with successful people who are blind or low vision from various professions. During my seven years working with and managing CareerConnect, … Continued

Two inside pages of Call of the Sound Dragon

Advising Tracey West and Scholastic on Dragon Masters: The Call of the Sound Dragon

Besides writing some pieces for the American Printing House for the Blind, I spend most of my time working with entertainment programs regarding shows that involve blindness. On occasion, publishers and writers reach out to me on projects like books, stories, and articles involving blindness. When it comes to my work in the entertainment industry, … Continued

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the United States Business Leadership Network’s Career Link Student Mentoring Program

Well, yes, it is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and this is a month that we celebrate the movement. Yes, the movement to get disability employment to be on the mind of the public and employers. Truthfully, I spend my whole year doing this, but this is the month with a big national and international … Continued