Case Studies

Jeremy Finds Ergonomic Solutions to Extend His Workday

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Jeremy often had to cut his work days short because of chronic pain.

“I was in that situation because of a chronic severe neck and back pain. I did not have an ergonomic computer station, and it was causing me pain so much I had to just stop doing what I was doing,” he shares. “[My] condition limits me from walking, lifting, sitting too long at one time.”

Douglas Finds Solutions to His Workplace Barriers

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Douglas is a community administrator for a number of mobile home communities in Surrey, handling everything from answering calls to compiling data for new residents to collecting rent.

It’s a lot of work and Douglas faced a number of barriers that made his work tougher.

“My Life Has Changed for the Better,” Nicole Looks to Build a Career Thanks to Assistive Technology Services

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Nicole volunteers her time serving as a health coach and leader for workshops that help people with chronic pain — a subject close to her heart.

“I have an autoimmune condition that affects my spine and peripheral joints including neck, arms, and wrists. So I can’t sit for long and use a keyboard to type. That makes it tough to take notes and use a computer for assignments,” she explains.

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