Career Questions tagged Disabilities

Elizabeth W.’s Avatar
Elizabeth W. Jun 13 76 views

Does anyone specialize in building homes for special needs/ disabilities?

I want to specialize in the accessible side of housing. Making structures up to code for people who need ramps, elevators, railings, etc. I am wondering if there is someone out there who does this kind of work. How early did you tell people you wanted to specialize in architecture and how did...

#architecture #disabilities #specialties

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Saci M. Apr 08 94 views

What major is best for becoming a rehabilitation psychologist?

I am interested in becoming a rehabilitation psychologist (working with people with learning and/or physical disabilities). However, I am unclear if a degree in social work or a degree in psychology is best for creating a path to my goal. I know you it seems like psych is the answer, but...

#social-work #disabilities #psychology

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Megan L. Sep 12, 2018 205 views

What kind of jobs in disability justice are available in Kentucky?

I'm interested in anything from education to legal work to community building. I'm an advocate with experience in the autistic community who's worked with multiple #disability organizations all over the country. #justice #advocacy #nonprofit #kentucky #disabilities #law...

#social-work

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Anna S. Aug 11, 2018 156 views

If I have aspirations that aren't exactly common, especially because they have a stigma around them, how can i make sure that I'll be taken seriously?

I want to work in architecture and design, but specialize in making public spaces accessible for people with disabilities. Although this is losing some of its stigma, it's still not exactly common. Whenever I talk about it, people seem uninterested, even if I show them how important it is to...

#accessibility #disabilities

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Patrick D. Sep 01, 2017 330 views

What support programs are there for students with autism in college? #autism#support

I am asking since my parents want me to have extra support while in college? # autism#support .#technolgy #medicine #highschool #college #disabilities #accessibility...

#autism-spectrum-disorders

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David S. Jan 16, 2018 257 views

What are the challenges of pursuing a career in adult education with disabilities?

Adult education with disabilities and the challenges involved #adult-education #disabilities...

#career

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Melissa A. Feb 19, 2017 490 views

I am very new in my new career (I am changing it at 40). My networking is really involving only one company. How do I expand my network to get more job opportunities that are not necessarily in my field of choice, but will benefit?

I have a lot of paralegal experience, just from earning my B.A. I would like to advance into Homeland Security, but I am finding it hard to meet the job qualifications for a position in this field because of my age and my inability to join the Army or other national force. Was my education...

#age-in-the-workplace #talent-recruiting #human-resources #disabilities #government #homeland-security

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Abigail G. May 22, 2016 525 views

How can I learn to train service dogs?

I love dogs and training them and I am interested in service dog training #service #disabilities...

#dogs

Abigail S.’s Avatar
Abigail S. May 10, 2016 567 views

What are some ways that I can get more money for college?

I'm enrolled in a liberal arts college for the fall and it is pretty pricey! I have a little bit over half of my tuition paid for by the scholarships that my school has given me.. I have only heard back from one of the scholarships in my area that I have applied for. I have cerebral palsy so it...

#money #disability #college #scholarships #disabilities

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Rosemarie M. Dec 11, 2014 8638 views

What are the pros and cons of being a special education teacher?

Hi, my name is Rosemarie Mullaly and I am a junior at Boston Collegiate Charter School. I have been interested in being a teacher since fifth grade, and I realized I want to be a special education teacher since eighth grade. I want to work with children with cognitive disabilities (Autism, Down...

#special-education #disabilities #teaching

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Casey G. Dec 05, 2014 1672 views

What will a daily schedule be like for a special education teacher?

Hello I am Casey Gaffney, a junior at Boston Collegiate Charter School. I have always wanted to be a teacher since I was a child. I am specifically interested in Special Education. I want to focus on Down Syndrome and Autism. I am curious about how teaching students with special disabilities...

#down-syndrome #educator #autism #teacher #special-education #disabilities