34 Great Jobs for People with Disabilities

Good jobs for people with disabilities are possible to find. No matter what type of disability you might have, you can discover the satisfaction that often comes from realizing—and using—your strongest abilities and skills.

Besides, more and more organizations are now actively creating jobs for disabled people. In fact, great opportunities can be found within nearly every industry. The government, healthcaretechnology, and financial sectors, in particular, are increasingly becoming more welcoming to those who are physically or mentally challenged.

Planning Your Future Career

America is home to more than 20 million working-age individuals who live with at least one disability. If you’re one of them, then understand that you are absolutely capable of achieving your career goals. You just need to find the people and organizations who will support your enthusiasm and determination. And you need to know how to conduct an effective job search.

So as you explore what your future might hold, take some time to look into the many career options you may not have considered before.

The following suggested jobs for disabled people are intended to help you begin that journey. But they are just ideas based on what other people with disabilities have been able to accomplish. You are a unique individual with your own interests and talents. Try not to limit yourself. If you can imagine a career you want, then you may be able to make it happen.

Use this list as a starting point. And keep in mind that some of the ideas in each disability category may also work for people who fall under one or more of the other categories.

By Alicia Hibbard
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