Individuals with visual impairments are employed in all classes of work including the private sector (nonprofit and for-profit); local, state, and federal government; and even self-employment as entrepreneurs.
A unique avenue for a person with vision loss to pursue entrepreneurship is through applying for the Business Enterprise Program (BEP) with their state’s vocational rehabilitation agency.
Just as sighted job seekers do, visually impaired job seekers pursue careers based on their skills (what they’ve learned to do well), abilities (talents), and values (what’s important to them).
You are often limited in dating by the size of your social network.
You tend to see a lot of familiar faces when you participate in similar activities or visit the same places.
Legislative changes have positively impacted the career possibilities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
Civil rights laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, protect individuals with disabilities from being discriminated against in all aspects of the employment process.