Internships for People Who are Visually Impaired

Internships for People Who are Visually Impaired

Internships for people who are visually impaired go further than just gaining work experience and a sparkling CV.  Learners learn the impact that independence has on their future and daily lives.  It is an opportunity to have an enriched life in a new environment while developing skills. 

Internships for people who are visually impaired is a place where inspiration is found through co-workers.  There will be a moments of positive interaction with supervisors and co-workers.  It is a valuable experience where one can learn from other who have ample experience. It helps if your co-workers are open-minded, communicative, helpful and cooperative. These inspirations encourage many to perform at their best and become confident capable workers.

Learners who aren’t afraid to ask questions and interact with co-workers will always perform at their best within the workspace. Internships bring many good memories and experiences.  Through an internship a door of opportunity is available for employment. 

Other memories a learner will remember is when colleagues exchange knowledge to accomplish tasks and unforgettable lunch breaks where colleagues share inspirations with you.

Tip: stay positive while learning.  No question is a stupid question, so remove that thought if you have it.  Do not wait for co-workers to talk and initiate conversation.  The more interests you take, the more confidence you will gain.

People who are blind have enhanced senses, so they can be experts at certain tasks. With the correct accomodations and adaptations put in place, employers who are blind can do anything seeing employees can do.

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For more information about training that we offer, please contact Elsie Botha on 011 763 3366 or elsie@action4.org.za and Stephen Bergers on 011 763 2429 or stephen@action4.org.za