A woman in a comfortable chair uses a laptop.

WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Boosts Tanya’s Confidence in the Job Search

September 20, 2023

“This program has given me the ability to look for employment in a company and not feel like I will be a burden,” Tanya says. “[It] has helped my ability to use the keyboard less, sit in a comfortable chair and use the laptop to complete my training. As well, use my headphones to speak into [it] without using my hands on the keyboard or phone.”

A landline phone in an office.

Hearing Aids Help Maria Shine at Work

September 13, 2023

Maria works at a medical clinic in Richmond, and her work requires her to talk with patients in-person and over the phone in tight quarters with her co-workers. She has Tinnitus which can make it difficult to hear everything with the noisy environment.

A teacher uses a tablet as she lectures to a class of adults.

“I Am More Comfortable and Confident I Can Continue to Work”

September 6, 2023

After a 30-year career in education, Michelle had retired, but when the perfect part-time opportunity came up a year later, she jumped for it. Now, she teaches in-person workshops and works one-on-one with clients. However, when she started the new job, she found she was having a bit of difficulty.

A member of a hotel housekeeping staff carrying a pillow next to a bed.

New Cochlear Sound Processors Help Navpreet Excel at Work

August 30, 2023

“The ATS program gave a life-changing opportunity to me. I was using 13-year-old processors and they were so old, I was getting hard of hearing with my job,” Navpreet says. “With the support of ATS, my hearing has become amazing.”

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