From Nabil Eid – people with disabilities and teleworking

13006656_1721388061464890_4359206595524278481_nThis is the text of a recent post on Facebook from Nabil Eid, who has done much to champion the use of ICTs by people with disabilities:

“Dear friends, kindly find my blog this week at . Hope to get your opinion!
A new survey around telecommuting indicates that 81% of professionals with disabilities would like to teleworking, at least part time.
Today’s ICT innovation is changing the world, world of Assistive Technology (AT) and high-speed Internet access mean new choices and good paying options for people who want the flexibility and convenience of careers that don’t require commuting to an office, or working for someone else.
It is a possible form of employment for persons with disabilities provided care is taken over selection of workers, identification of work that is suited to the telework format and management of telework units by employers.
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