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Take Control of Your Career: How People with Disabilities Can Use Technology to Advance

In today’s ever-evolving job market, technology can be a powerful tool for people with disabilities. From online degree programs to voice command systems, there is an abundance of technology that can help level the playing field and give people with disabilities the opportunity to pursue their career goals. Red Sneakers Mobile Marketing has compiled a list of tips and tricks that will help those with disabilities get ahead in their career.

Utilize Online Job Platforms

A great way for people with disabilities to find job opportunities is through online job websites. These websites are specifically designed to make it easier for employers and potential employees to connect and often feature jobs that are tailored specifically for people with disabilities. Additionally, these websites are often free and easy to use so they are a great resource when looking for work.

Use Accessible Software

When looking for work, it is important to make sure that your computer or device has accessible software installed on it. This includes screen readers which allow users to hear what is on their screen rather than having to read it, as well as magnifiers which can increase the size of text or images on the screen so they are easier to see. Having this type of software installed will make using computers much easier and more efficient for those who have difficulty seeing or hearing what is on the screen.

Take Advantage of Voice Command Technologies

Voice command systems are incredibly helpful when searching for jobs or completing tasks online. With these systems, users can control their devices simply by speaking commands into them, making it much easier for those who may have physical limitations and struggle to use a keyboard or mouse. Additionally, speech recognition software can be incredibly useful when writing resumes, cover letters, and filling out applications online. This type of technology makes typing and navigating web pages much easier by allowing users to control their computers through voice commands.

Benefit from Online Degree Programs

Many universities now offer online degree programs which makes pursuing higher education much more accessible for those with disabilities who may not be able to attend classes in person due to physical limitations or other circumstances. Online degree programs typically offer flexible schedules and allow students to complete coursework at their own pace while still receiving an accredited degree from an established university. This makes earning a higher degree much more achievable than ever before.

Update Your LinkedIn Profile

Having an up-to-date LinkedIn profile is essential when looking for a new job. Your profile should accurately reflect your skill set and experience so employers know what you bring to the table. Consider upgrading to the premium version of LinkedIn for advanced analytics about how your profile stacks up against other applicants in similar positions.

Save Time with a PDF Editor

PDF editors can be incredibly useful when applying for jobs online. They enable you to make changes and edits to PDFs quickly and easily, without having to print them out first – ideal if you need any last-minute alterations before submitting an application. Many PDF editors also come with built-in tools such as spell checkers which help ensure that the information in your resume or cover letter is correct before sending it into cyberspace.


The modern technology landscape has opened up numerous possibilities for career advancement within the disability community. With many new services such as job-posted websites; LinkedIn profiles, and resume-building tools, people with disabilities can take control of their future and make significant progress toward success in their chosen fields. This is hugely empowering and provides a unique opportunity to find ways to reach one’s goals through access to relevant technology.


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