For people with disabilities, OhioMeansJobs offers information and resources on employment and training opportunities.
One valuable asset at OhioMeansJobs to assist people with their employment, training and educational needs is an ADA compliant computer work station with the following features:l
1) JAWS(Job Access With Speech): JAWS is a screen reader that uses a voice synthesizer and the computer’s sound card to output the content of your computer screen to speakers.
2) ZoomText Magnifier/Screenreader: For vision-impaired individuals, ZoomText magnifies the computer screen up to 16x. It also speaks all program controls including menus, dialogs, list views and status bars.
3) Internet access.
4) Mousetrac ball.
5) Microsoft Word.
6) Adjustable work station.
Helpful Web Sites and Resources
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities -
OOD partners with individuals with disabilities to achieve quality employment, independence, and disability determination outcomes. Individuals with disabilities can receive free services and supports they need to get and maintain employment. Start the process at http://www.oodworks.com
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities – East-Central Area
816 30th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Independent Living, Tools and Tech
U.S. Department of Labor - This is the United States Department of Labor’s site for people with disabilities.
DisabilityInfo.gov - This site is your gateway to the federal government’s disability-related information and resources.
The Society for Equal Access: Independent Living Center, Inc.
821 Anola Avenue, Suite B
Dover, Ohio 44622
TTY (330) 602-4515
The purpose of the Society for Equal Access is to assist individuals with significant disabilities to live independently and to serve the community at large by helping to create an environment that is accessible to all.