Story: Disability and disability organisations

Workplace achievers: Sandra Schmidt (2nd of 2)

Workplace achievers: Sandra Schmidt

New technology has made it easier for many people with disabilities to enter or remain in the labour market. In 2006 Sandra Schmidt, an information officer at the Royal New Zealand Institute of the Blind, used a magnified screen, contact lenses and thick glasses to enable her to do her work. 

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Martin Sullivan, 'Disability and disability organisations - Patterns of disability', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Martin Sullivan, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018