Employers often get stuck in attempting to solve the “how” of offering accommodations to their employees. Individuals who are Blind or low-vision are natural problem solvers. By giving them a chance to demonstrate their knack for problem solving, employers show they have trust in their employees. Fostering a supportive, welcoming workplace culture is often the most important aspect of employment for people who are Blind or low-vision.
When we think of accessibility, wheelchair ramps and elevators are almost always the first that come to mind. However, creating a welcoming workplace for employees who use wheelchairs is more than simply installing a ramp.
Great Neck’s Markowitz has been appointed to serve on Viscardi’s Center-The Viscardi Center’s signature fundraiser introduces an all-star lineup to raise critical funds for critical programs and services that support children and adults with disabilities and acute medical needs.