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Adrienne Kleinman
  • Female
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • United States

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If Yes, What School Are You Attending?
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Describe Your Dream Job
I would like to have a career in which my creativity can always shine through and be in the forefront. It would include all of my interests: communication, film, design, theatre, music, writing, and art.

Adrienne Kleinman's Blog

Employment Tips: Assistive Technology

As a person with a physical disability, there are a myriad of things that I need to think about and plan for in my daily life. This includes my personal life, my mobility, my education, and even my career. I may need to adjust the way I complete tasks, get to a destination, complete my schoolwork, or navigate my place of employment. Any workplace that I am hired at will have to accommodate me to their best of their ability--enter Assistive Technology (AT)…

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Posted on February 11, 2019 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

Interview With Nick Wilkie

Nick Wilkie Nick Wilkie has devoted his career to working in the Human Services field. The last 12 years he has been employed by the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL), working as a Transition Specialist, then shifting to Advocacy within Public Policy. Currently, he is heading the promotion, outreach, and teaching of a new…

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Posted on February 4, 2019 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Employment Tips: Disclosing on Your Resume

For our last topic on the subject of resumes, I will discuss with you all the matter of disclosure. For someone like myself who has had a visible disability her whole life, I am never really given a choice when it comes to keeping my disability a secret. At one point or another, my potential (or future) employer will know that I use a wheelchair. I do, however, have say in how and when I disclose to them that I have a disability, as do any of you who have a…

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Posted on January 22, 2019 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Ableism and What It Means To Me

Since the age of about four I have used a wheelchair. I was born with a neuromuscular condition that made it impossible for me to walk, or be completely self-sufficient. Though I required total physical assistance, my drive, tenacity, and ability to think for myself has never faltered. That has always been my reality and life, it’s my normal.

Enter onto the scene the idea of Ableism, a term that isn’t as discussed…

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Posted on January 9, 2019 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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At 6:21am on August 25, 2017, Becky Curran said…
Thank you so much for your kind words about my blog. I would love to connect and see if I can give you any guidance on your search. I've worked behind the scenes in the entertainment industry for the past decade.
At 11:14am on August 30, 2010, Elsa Angvall said…
Very cool network, who developed the website?
 
 
 

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