Read or listen to success stories of blind and partially sighted people in employment.
Listen to some personal stories in our audio stories section.
This IS Working - personal stories
We have compiled a series of personal stories that showcase blind and partially sighted people working in a range of occupations. Check out This IS Working.
Visit the Skill website to read Brenda’s story about the ups and downs of training to become a teacher. Includes a video.
Liz began to lose her sight three years ago due to diabetic retinopathy and was concerned how her employer would react to her becoming partially sighted. Read how Access to Work helped her.
Steph lost her sight in her twenties when working in the fashion industry. She is now a self-employed entrepreneur who runs two award-winning businesses.
Steve is a HR manager. Read how Access to Work helped him.
Margaret teaches students to sing. Read how Access to Work allowed her to stay in work.
Frank is self-employed after deciding to take early retirement. He now runs his own catering business.
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