Jeff has degenerative arthritis, calcium build up, and a severed tendon in his right shoulder. For the past 20 years he’s worked in a physical environment. With a learning disability, a criminal record, and a lack of higher education, Jeff felt that “future employment seemed limited.”
Rochelle was a long-haul trucker for 9 years until tendinitis in her hands forced her to go on medical Employment Insurance.
Harmeet, who has low vision and navigates with a guide dog, came to the Neil Squire Society upon moving back to Canada after a stint in the United States.
“I’ve had an intuitive understanding of computers since a young age”, says Ellen who was a Computer Comfort volunteer tutor from October 2010 to May 2011.
Darrell describes himself as having a “dual disability.”