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Blind woman from Brampton navigates the choppy waters of job market

Brampton’s Nat Miller’s job quest is part of a documentary “Employable Me” airing Friday, Aug. 18, at 9 p.m.

Aug 09, 2017 09:51 by Radhika Panjwani Brampton Guardian

When it comes to hiring differently-abled candidates, most employers, it seems, just can’t look past the individual’s disability, says Brampton’s Nat Miller, a legally blind woman.

Miller, 43, should know.

The Bramptonian’s journey is part of a documentary, Employable Me, by Accessible Media Inc., a national broadcaster, and will air Friday, Aug. 18, at 9 p.m. on the AMI channel 888 in Rogers TV and channel 48 on Bell TV, after which it will be available AMI’s website.

The six-part film series features people with Tourette’s syndrome, Asperger syndrome, Down syndrome, ADHD and vision loss. The film documents how, with help from experts from the medical and employment fields, the individuals are able to land a job.

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