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Success Stories

Omar

May 15, 2017 Omar finds a new sense of independence at his exam with the LipSync

In 2010, Omar became a quadriplegic when he broke his neck at the C5 vertabrae in an accident while swimming in Iraq, and fell into a depression that lasted five years. Nearly seven years later, having moved with his family to Canada, Omar used the LipSync to write his exam at BCIT independently, without the use of a scriber.

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April 19, 2017 Adam Nails the Interview

Adam, who has social anxiety, hadn’t worked since 2007. The prospect of a job interview had him so nervous that he felt physically ill.

Working Together participant Julie

April 5, 2017 Julie works her way back to employment with Working Together

Julie lives with Retinitis Pigmentosa, meaning she experiences near complete blindness, but this doesn’t stop her from living life to the fullest and achieving her goals. With certificates in Customer Service and Human Services, Julie had the skills necessary to rejoin the workforce, but her confidence had decreased since she hadn’t worked in seven years.

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