I'd Rather Be Working
Gayle BackstromISBN: 0814471153; 9780814471159;
Those living with chronic illness face many unique challenges, and among the most daunting can be the search for meaningful, well-paying employment and the challenge of providing for oneself. This first-of-its-kind guide helps readers evaluate theirown abilities and limitations, set financial goals, conduct effective job searches, and identify and utilize government and other resources. A refreshing, constructive look at professional and personal issues, this book is a use-it-now resource to put the reader on the road to financial stability and genuine accomplishment, featuring invaluable sections on: * Setting goals to meet abilities and limitations * Self-assessment and career guidance * Training, vocational rehabilitation, and long distance learning -- and the potential earnings payoff * The Americans with Disabilities Act, recent Supreme Court decisions, and the latest developments in assistive technologies.