Telecommuting Helps the Disabled

By Deane Barker on July 21, 2003

By Telecommuting, the Disabled Get a Key to the Office, and a Job: Great example of how technology can improve people’s lives:

“About two years ago, NBC gave Ms. Pearce the option of working at home when she needed to, and today she splits her time, spending three days a week at the office and two at home. After 36 years at NBC, Ms. Pearce said she could not imagine leaving her job, even when she found herself overwhelmed by her disease, her medical appointments, the physical therapy and the adjustment to a wheelchair.”