Open Futures - Role Models for Youth with Disabilities
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Erick wearing a hard hat

Even when I was very little, I’d draw the floor plan of our house. Or the outside when I was inside. Or backwards, or reversed. I’d play around with it.

—Erick, an architect


Your future is open. Although people with disabilities often face barriers moving into the world of work, many do succeed. Many discover exciting jobs inspired by their interests and abilities.

Each month Open Futures will introduce you to three people with disabilities who believed in themselves and followed their dreams. Open Futures will also lead you to resources that will help you open up your future.

This Month, Meet:

Erick, an architectGena, a financial advisorKenneth, a housekeeper
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