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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There are good accommodations for communication, so a lot has to do with what the person enjoys doing and how hard they are willing to work. Here are a few examples of people I have worked with. Blind: lawyer, drug store manager, computer programmer, historian, social worker. Deaf or hard of hearing: lawyer, sheet... More
Answered By: Eoforhilda - 5/20/2011
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i have heard of a deaf mechanic who was EXTREMELY good, blind, i have heard of a blind person who worked on computers, although it was modified of course, as for a mute, they would be similar to deaf since the problem is the same, communication, also the would be very good mimes :-)
Answered By: Shaun Mcnickle - 5/20/2011
Working with/at computers may be the answer. If one can not hear, it can be printed. If one can not see, it can be spoken. If one can not speak, they can type it.
Answered By: geessewereabove - 5/20/2011
There are MANY jobs a person with 1 of those can do... More
Answered By: JMITW - 5/20/2011
Deaf and mute people can do a lot of things - pretty much anything from computer programming to writing that doesn't involve a lot of communication. You can even be a doctor or a lawyer with an interpreter. The possibilities are endless really... More
Answered By: Peter Dust - 5/20/2011
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