Employed

Technology@Work participant, Jodi

September 27, 2017 Jodi increases her comfort and productivity with ergonomic solutions

“This is really the first job I have had where I am sitting this much,” Jodi says, explaining that she was experiencing back pain and migraines. She had tried a standing desk converter that was shared around the office, and while it worked, she needed a permanent solution. That’s when she called Technology@Work.

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.”

Mike, Working Together participant

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.

Success Story pic June 2017 Eric M

August 16, 2017 An Integral Part of the Home Hardware Team

At the Orleans Home Hardware, just outside of Ottawa, Eric has found a home away from home. He loves his job, handling stock and assisting customers out on the sales floor.

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