Success Stories

Walter at home

“There’s No Frustration Anymore,” says Walter About His Smartphone

June 1, 2020

“I’m a quadriplegic,” says Walter. “I use a mouth stick and voice recognition software on my computer, which works great. When it came to my phone – Siri’s great, but it’s a love/hate relationship.” Looking for a way to be more productive with his iPhone, Walter joined TELUS’ Tech for Good™(new window) program in collaboration with […]

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Darlene Finds A Solution to Her Hearing Loss

May 28, 2020

Darlene is a senior who works as an associate at a dollar store in Sidney; her duties include working the till and the stocking shelves. She suffers from hearing loss in both ears. “It is difficult for me to hear and understand responses from customers and to fully understand direction from supervisors,” she shares.

Working Together participant, Paula

Paula Finds “Meaningful Employment”

May 27, 2020

“My anxiety and depression wanted me to believe that I would have no chance of getting a job that would be best suited to my abilities, much less jobs that I would not be qualified for.”

Working Together participant Ghazi

Ghazi Restarts His Employment Journey by Volunteering

May 13, 2020

Ghazi is originally from Syria, with an employment background in small engine mechanics. After some neck and wrist injuries, he experienced pain and mobility issues which prompted a change in his lifestyle and work tasks.

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