RE: another jaws and job question

Can you relocate to a major metro area with transportation?  What got you
stuck in an area without transit?

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From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Jamie Prater
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:52 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: another jaws and job question

I do not know how jaws would work with a 911 interface and have no way of 
finding out what credentials you need.  I'm trying to brush up on some 
things with college and jaws as I see your point about a college degree.  I 
was just looking into home based options so as to cut down on transportation

hassles.  We have no cabs here and no stable bus system.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karen Rose" <rosekm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 12:55 AM
Subject: RE: another jaws and job question


> The comment of your sighted friend is such that I would probably end that
> friendship were it made to me!  Just reading this makes me furious!  How
> dare your friend imagine that, simply because she can see and she failed
> this test, that you as a competent blind person would fail it too, e.g., 
> if
> a sighted person can't do it, how could someone who is blind accomplish 
> the
> task?  How dare a blind person do better than her on such a test?  In 
> fact,
> you may have better computer skills, be more prepared, be more 
> intelligent,
> enter data faster, have a better telephone manner--any or all of the
> above--and therefore be better able to pass this test.  Why not try it and
> see how you actually do?
>
> Also, I might have missed something on this thread--why do you need to 
> work
> or attend school only from home?
>
> Also, for what it's worth, I do career counseling (as well as therapy)
> primarily with nondisabled people, and I am often saying to them that a
> college degree is now what a high school dipplomma used to be--an entry
> ticket to nearly all jobs.  It is nearly impossible for anyone, blind or
> sighted, to get most jobs without a degree.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Jamie Prater
> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:36 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: another jaws and job question
>
> Hi, uh, thanks, didn't think about that, but uh, no, that's not compatible
> with my biblical persuasion/denominational beliefs, but I can't deny that 
> it
>
> is a job, but how ligit?  I don't know if anybody is doing 911 dispatching
> from home or on site using jaws for that matter, but that is what I'd like
> to find out as a sighted friend told me I couldn't do 911 as she failed 
> the
> test and she can see, and I know of another person who does this but not
> sure if she uses jaws or what?  I don't know how to get in touch with her.
> Thanks anyway.  Have a blessed day.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Smart" <chris_s@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:32 PM
> Subject: Re: another jaws and job question
>
>
>> At 12:53 PM 11/18/2009, you wrote:
>>>Hi, on the subject of jaws and jobs, are there any of you out there who 
>>>do
>
>>>911 dispatching or other dispatching either on site or at home?
>>
>>
>> Wow, someone is doing 911 dispatch from home???
>>
>> Uh, I can think of one type of work from home opportunity involving the
>> telephone and no computer requirements, but it's not the sort of thing I
>> would bet you are interested in. Heck, it's not the sort of thing I would
>> mention by name on a public list. *laughs* Let's call it phone acting.
>>
>>
>>
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