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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services “Enabled Me to Continue Operating My Small Engineering Business For Many Years to Come”

Robert next to his wheelchair accessible van

Robert is a self-employed civil engineer, contracted to undertake project work by local governments. He works from his home office in Courtenay, but also travels to various work sites and client offices.

He has adult onset limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, and has been using a power wheelchair full time for over five years.

With the travel that his work requires, Robert needs a wheelchair accessible van — a big expense.

“I Would Not Have Been Able to Get My Hearing Aids Without Your Program”

man seated at a desk, speaking on the phone and writing notes by hand

Kevin is a business development manager for a manufacturing company. Based in Abbotsford, he works to provide architects throughout Western Canada with products for their projects, and is always looking for new opportunities for the company to sell their products.

Communication is an important aspect of Kevin’s job. However, he has hearing loss, which can sometimes make that difficult.

Karen Has More Energy to Focus on Her Job Thanks to Assistive Technology

Karen with her new setup and equipment

Karen started a part-time job as an administrator at her church in Vancouver. She oversees office duties, like replying to emails, answering the phones, organizing weekly worship services, and coordinating the weekly newsletter. She also deals with the different rental users of the building.

However, her workday is made harder by her disability. Since birth, Karen has lived with spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, which affects her speech, coordination, muscle dexterity, balance, and mobility.

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