Dog Guides in the Workplace: Maximizing independence on the job

It was nearly 13 years ago when I picked up the harness and I was forever a changed person. Throughout my career as a rehabilitation counselor and later the statewide transition specialist for blind services in California, one of the essential functions of my job was to travel up and down the state conducting outreach and hosting seminars in front of audiences often in large auditoriums.  Initially, my understanding … Continued

Experience Drives Inspiration for the Future: Reflecting Back on My Inspiration from the FSU Visual Disabilities Program

As I prepare for the Florida Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired Conference in Tallahassee, Florida, I started thinking about the inspiration that brought me to APH CareerConnect. I did my graduate work at Florida State University, and the conference is combined with a celebration of the 50th anniversary … Continued

Sharing the Latest News: APH CareerConnect Connections Newsletter

In case you are not subscribed to our “Connections” list, we wanted to share the latest scoop with you. APH CareerConnect has not done a newsletter in a long time, but it felt like it was time to let you all know what is going on. You may not have known that APH CareerConnect launched … Continued

Newly Reorganized “Our Stories” Section Has Launched: Find Success Stories by Career Cluster and More!

Hello CareerConnect Friends, APH CareerConnect has been busily preparing to launch the reorganized “Our Stories” section. The section has always been packed with tons of great success stories about mentors and other persons who are blind or visually impaired. Now, you will be able to find stories of interest by career field and other categories … Continued