For Employers

Hiring and retaining employees Man using CCTV to read textwho are blind or partially sighted is good business – and thanks to advancing resources and technology, it’s easier to do than you may think.

Canadians with vision loss are able to work in many positions, and have proven that they are just as capable, talented and intelligent as any sighted individual.

If you’re interested in talking to a successfully employed person with vision loss working in an occupation of interest, register as a user or search for a Mentor. (You’ll be redirected to AFB’s CareerConnect website and asked to register as a CareerConnect Canada user.)

You can also call the CNIB Helpline at 1-800-563-2642 and our helpful team of specialists can give you more information on supporting employees who are blind or partially sighted.

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