Chelsie’s Story: A Call for Community

Sometime in the dog days of summer 2019, say mid-to-late July, a college sophomore named Chelsie Reid called into the syndicated radio program The Breakfast Club Morning Show for their “Get It Off Your Chest” call-in segment. Her issue was one I’m sure many college students can sympathize with: midway through her childcare and early … Continued

Knowledge From the Shark Tank: How to Be Unstoppable in the Workforce As an Individual Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired

I just finished reading an article containing some of the smartest advice on advancement in the workforce. Yahoo Finance interviewed Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John, whose names you may recognize from ABC’s Shark Tank. For the record, I love that show. The two highly successful entrepreneurs were asked three questions. Allow me to present the … Continued

Young National Champion Horseback Rider Who Is Legally Blind Brings It In Competition

APH CareerConnect loves to share the accomplishments of people who are blind or visually impaired and this story is a wonderfully uncommon and individual success. Rachel Sanchez is a 16-year-old girl who became legally blind after being struck in the head by a bullet at age 5. In November, she won the United Professional Horsemen’s … Continued

Sharing the Latest News: APH CareerConnect Connections Newsletter

In case you are not subscribed to our “Connections” list, we wanted to share the latest scoop with you. APH CareerConnect has not done a newsletter in a long time, but it felt like it was time to let you all know what is going on. You may not have known that APH CareerConnect launched … Continued

Christine Ha Releases Her Cookbook and Works It on the Fox Network Show, MasterChef Season 4

If you don’t remember, I wrote a lot about the FOX Network MasterChef Season 3 winner prior to winning and after. Christine Ha was the contestant who was blind or visually impaired. Christine Ha lives in Houston, Texas, and she was finishing up her graduate program in creative writing. She is also a blogger and … Continued