What jobs and careers can the deaf, blind or mute do?
If someone has one of these disabilities what jobs and careers can they realistically obtain? Please don't say they can get any job because a lot of job descriptions ask for and require seeing, hearing and speech. But I know some may only need the minimal use of these abilities and accept people without them, so please name as many jobs and careers as possible.
Asked By: - 5/20/2011
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I have seen deaf people acting in films and plays that required someone to play the part of a deaf character. There is currently a blind news presenter on one of the main news channels in the UK. I know a blind lady who works in a management post in the NHS. Her computer has a special programme that allows her to... More
Answered By: Enquire - 5/20/2011
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Well technically you CAN go for any job. Employers are not allowed to discriminate against you because of a disability, but obviously if you can't see and your job is to proof-read...well that's just silly. In the case of a disability you should just use common sense.
Answered By: Victoria - 5/20/2011
Pinball wizard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZCwiNJ4wgo Sorry I could not resist that. Getting my coat.
Answered By: Peter - 5/20/2011
employers can deny employment if the person cannot do essential functions of the job even with reasonable accommodations... More
Answered By: JMITW - 5/20/2011
my deaf daughter is an NVQ3 qualified Beauty Therapist. I work on a sitchboard and one of our staff is deaf in one ear so uses her other ear to take the calls. all people can do any job they wish as long as they have the capability to do them.
Answered By: spectrumangel64 - 5/22/2011
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