July 11, 2022

Success in a Fortune 500 company and visually impaired With Emily Price

Success in a Fortune 500 company and visually impaired With Emily Price

Emily Price, an Associate Communications Specialist for a fortune 500 company, shares how she created success with a visual impairment.


Emily Price is employed full time an Associate Communications Specialist for a fortune 500 company, the hostess of the Blinded Podcast and has been diagnosed with Peters Anomaly, a visual impairment since birth.

Emily discusses how she was able to launch her career before she graduated from college and how she disclosed her disability to her employer and weights in on the debate we all face, when should we tell our employers about our disabilities.

Emily as discusses how she was able to get her employer to acquire the computer equipment she needed to successfully perform her job as her request fell under the reasonable accommodation section of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Emily also talks about how she overcome the feeling of self-consciousness she experience when she must ask for help from her colleagues to successfully navigate her life, including eating at a buffet.

Driving is something that Emily has done that would surprise those who know she is visually impaired.  She shares her driving experience and how her boyfriend, now husband. Taught her how to drive a car.

Emily talks about her new podcast, the Blinded Podcast, including why she launched the podcast and how she hopes to use the podcast to educate others about the disabled community.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast episode contains views and opinions which are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other author, agency, organization, employer, or company.

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