The Effect of Career Mentoring on Employment Outcomes for College Students who Are Legally Blind

  title={The Effect of Career Mentoring on Employment Outcomes for College Students who Are Legally Blind},
  author={Jamie O'Mally and Karla B Antonelli},
  journal={Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness},
  pages={295 - 307}
  • Jamie O'Mally, Karla B Antonelli
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
  • Introduction College graduates with visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) often face challenges in securing competitive employment after graduation. Working with a mentor who is also visually impaired, and working in the same field, can provide important benefits to overcome these barriers. Methods A nationwide longitudinal study, involving random assignment to an intervention group working with a mentor or a comparison group given traditional career resources… CONTINUE READING
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