Sensory

Student Bio  

A UTM student with a sensory disability talks about and her career development and gives advice to others.  Uma Sensory Disability  

 

CNIB  

General resources and information for those living with vision loss including supports around assistive devices: CNIB Home  

CNIB Come to Work program for the GTA This program offers work readiness and professional development workshops, links to prospective employers, mentorships and employer networking sessions.  

 

Canadian Hearing Society  

Employment Services at CHS helps culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals find a job, and works with employees and employers to put the right supports in place to for success on the job. Canadian Hearing Society Employment Services  

 

Deaf Job Wizard and CSDWorks  

Deaf Job Wizard and CSDWorks have job listings and services for deaf and hard of hearing job seekers and their allies. While you may not want to pursue these listings, these listings can help generate possible career and job ideas and titles, for those who are deaf and want to work in deaf education or community-based initiatives.  

 

Books  

The Blind Visionary: Practical Lessons for Meeting Challenges on the Way to a More Fulfilling Life and Career by: Doug Eadie et al. Available on Amazon.com  

 

Videos  

A TED Talk with Caroline Casey: Looking Past Limits