Job opportunities for quadriplegics are plentiful if you know what you are looking for and where to look. Accessibility Services, Inc. takes time to feature different jobs for quadriplegics in hopes of helping you or your loved one explore different career opportunities.
This month, we are featuring the position of researcher. What makes this job so attractive is there are vast areas and opportunities you can consider. Stephen Hawking, for example, was one of the world’s most prolific scientific researchers. There are also opportunities for research in the medical and mathematics fields. Website developers often employ research assistants when developing fact-based websites. And, media professionals need extensive research when working on in-depth articles and feature stories. The list is almost endless!
Assistive technology for quadriplegics – including the autonoME environmental control unit / speech generating device – makes it possible for individuals with varying levels of disability to complete research projects. Research often involves digging through published articles and publications, as well as developing and initiating case studies and surveys, all of which can be completed via the Internet.
If you or someone you love are a quadriplegic due to injury or progressive disease, it’s important to remember that there are resources that can help you achieve independence and lead a full life. Are you a quadriplegic who is successfully employed in a research job? If so, we would love to hear your story!