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Assistive Technology Funding Allows Judi to Continue Working September 20, 2017

About two years ago Judi began feeling pain and numbness in her hands. It turned out to be a severe case of carpal tunnel syndrome. “It was a condition that was making me wake up in the middle of the night,” Judi explains. “It was really impacting my ability to do this or any other office job.”

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September 6, 2017 Mike finds the right balance with employment and passion

Mike, who was looking to re-enter the workforce, has an intellectual disability and hearing issues. Despite these barriers, he was very motivated to find work and prove to an employer that he would be a valuable asset.

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August 30, 2017 Cassandra finds a “road map” to her dream career

When looking to re-enter the workforce, Cassandra’s experiences were vast and many, but she didn’t know where to start. She had just recently relocated to Ottawa, and was not fully settled in to her new surroundings.

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August 23, 2017 Jack Improves His Hearing and His Career Prospects

Jack is a visual effects artist. With his hearing impairment, it was difficult for Jack to receive feedback on his work — an important part of the process in the production of visual effects. He was worried that it would be a barrier to moving up in his career.

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