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New Job Resource Available  Patricia Price
 Mar 03, 2004 14:09 PST 


A New Book Published By Blindskills, Inc.

In this world of fast-paced career changes and job insecurity, blind and
visually impaired people need the latest tools and information to
succeed in the job market. Job Hunting Resources for People with Vision
Impairments is the definitive contemporary career guide for blind and
visually impaired people because it focuses on topics other career books
do not address. Not only does it include information on interviewing
techniques in a post-ADA world and pointers on resume and cover letter
writing, it also places emphasis on social and communications skills as
they apply to visually impaired job hunters.

This dynamic new book includes the latest thinking on successful
job-hunting strategies. You won't find a more comprehensive current
career resource list anywhere. In addition to an excellent
bibliography, the reader will find extensive online resources, which
will continue to link him to future job opportunities.

The book is available for $10 per copy in large print, cassette, and
computer diskette. The computer diskette edition includes braille ready
files for those who wish to emboss all or part of the book on their
braille embosser. The disk also includes an Internet directory that
contains the entire book in HTML files. A braille resource list is
available on request for those who purchase the book.

About the Author

Karen Lynn Thomas is a writer and editorial consultant specializing in
employment, education, and disability awareness. For eight years before
starting her own communications business, she worked in career education
helping teens and adults prepare for college, create career plans, and
conduct successful job searches. She has written and assisted in the
development of training manuals, how-to guides, and related materials
for blindness organizations such as The Hadley School for the Blind,
American Foundation for the Blind, and Blindskills, Inc. Since 1998 she
has been a regular contributor to DIALOGUE magazine, published by
Blindskills, Inc. She has a B.A. in English and Journalism from the
University of Texas at Austin. Her professional affiliations include
the Association for Women in Communications and the International
Association of Business Communicators.

HOW TO ORDER: Contact Blindskills, Inc., toll-free, 800-860-4224 or
503-581-4224; Fax, 503-581-0178. Make checks and money orders payable
to Blindskills, Inc. and send to P.O. Box 5181, Salem, OR 97304-0181.
Blindskills also accepts MasterCard and Visa credit cards.
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