Being wheelchair bound brings challenges to everyday life. Making a living doesn’t have to be one of them. Here are some ideas for jobs that are wheelchair friendly.
Working in an Office
Working in an office is often a good choice for someone who is wheelchair bound. Office buildings are often wheelchair accessible. Good job opportunities include positions in human resources, accounting, law and even engineering.
Creativity doesn’t end just because someone has to use a wheelchair for mobility. If you are the creative type, jobs in photography, art and composing are great choices. You can choose to work in a studio, give lessons or sell your own works independently.
Most schools are wheelchair accessible. That makes teaching an ideal career choice for someone who is wheelchair bound. This is especially true of teaching later elementary ages through high school and even into college.
With advances in technology, computer programming is a growing area. If you are a whiz with computers, this might be a good fit for you. You might also consider It and many positions allow you to work from a home office.
Work From Home
Working from home is a great option for someone who is wheelchair-bound. Their home is already set up to accommodate mobility issues. Many companies base their call centers from home. There are also options for freelance writer and graphic designers.
With laws governing accessibility, businesses are more wheelchair friendly than they have ever been. This, coupled with advances in technology, offers many opportunities to those who are wheelchair bound. Being in a wheelchair no longer has to mean the end of your dreams or the end of your career. Many jobs exist in today’s society where it doesn’t matter if the person doing the work is in a wheelchair. What matters is their skill and ability to do the job.
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