Success Stories

Mirjana at her desk with Roch Fortin and her assistive setup

April 4, 2018 Mirjana Shines at Maple Roch and in Her Community

Mirjana, who has albinism, was hired to work full-time at Maple Roch after her wage subsidy came to an end. Now she is an integral part of the organization. In addition, her volunteer work in her community recently bagged her some awards.

Gordon, Technology@Work client

March 21, 2018 Technology@Work Gives Gordon His “Life Back”

After a car accident and two strokes, Gordon was left with severe vision loss and intense back and neck pain. With Technology@Work, he received assistive equipment which increased his “abilities or functions with the computer probably 300 or 400%.”

A keyboard with an enter key saying

March 14, 2018 Allison Gains the Confidence to Chart Her Own Path

Allison went on over 50 interviews before seeking help from the Neil Squire Society. With the help of the Solutions for Employment program, she secured a contract position as an accessibility assessor. Her work gave her the confidence to chart her own path.

Allan Feels He is Contributing to Society Once Again March 7, 2018

Allan, who is legally blind, approached the Working Together program for assistance with employment. With the help of his job developer, Allan learned to tailor his resume and cover letter and hone his interviewing skills. He was soon successful in landing a job.

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