Tips and tricks for hiring a person with a visual disability
A person with a visual impairment has partially of fully lost vision or the ability to see or read.
Find our tips and tricks for hiring a person with this disability on the right.
First of all talk to the candidate and see whether he or she has any needs, other than the ones employees without a disability in your company would have
Can any low- or no-cost adaptations be made to the environment in your company on the work-floor,if needed? This includes special computer programs (screen readers) for those who do office work
Think about accessibility of entrance and the different floors in your building from point of view of someone who is (partially) blind,including the bathrooms
Make sure essential information is given in more forms than just visual; think of Braille and audio
Find out whether the candidate has the skills to perform the essential tasks in a function. If needed, non-essential parts of the function can be given to others, in order to make the function suitable for a person with a disability
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