by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Skilled Tradesmen are in Demand

Despite many people being out of work, many jobs are going unfilled. A survey found skilled trade jobs as the most difficult to fill with welders, machinists, electricians and carpenters/joiners in the highest demand. The reason? There just aren’t enough people with the skills needed for these jobs.  Training in the skilled trades has become less [...]

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Access

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Sometimes that is one of the words in our vocabulary as disabled people that we deplore. If you are wheelchair bound, or are short a leg or arm, have arthritis in your knees, or just aren’t strong enough to grab hold of something and pull yourself up.

Let’s look at some situations where you might have a task or job you want to do but are unable to do so because of access limitations:

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

100 Alternative Farm-based Money-Making Ideas

A disabling injury can change what is the best way to earn money on a farm.  Here are 100 ways to adapt a farm business that could be more accessible to a worker after a disabling injury or illness.  You don’t have to quit the farm…just do it different!  At Disability Work Tools, we have a whole host of ideas how to help you adapt tools and equipment to help you keep working your dream job on the farm.  Handicapped farmer carrying a bucket.

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Disability:  What’s in that word?

"Disabled."  "Handicapped."  "Restricted."  "Limitations."  "Infirm."  "Frail."  "Incapacity."  These are all words that many of us have become all to familiar with.      Webster:  The definition of disability is this:  a : the condition of being disabled.  b : limitation in the ability to pursue an occupation because of a physical or mental impairment: lack of legal qualification to do something  c: a disqualification, restriction, or disadvantage. [...]

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