Did You Know? BCS Clerical Classes for the Blind

Over 100 years ago, BCS had classes for blind clerical office workers. The three month course trained telephone operators and typists through “touch operating.” Today, BCS Workforce Development successfully trains intellectually and physically disabled Brooklynites for careers in retail, food services, shipping and receiving, messenger services, custodial and clerical/office positions. BCS celebrates our legacy in creating careers for the disabled during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Over 100 years ago,BCS had classes for blind clerical office workers. The three month course trained telephone operators and typists through “touch operating.” Today, BCS Workforce Development successfully trains intellectually and physically disabled Brooklynites for careers in retail, food services, shipping and receiving, messenger services, custodial and clerical/office positions.

BCS celebrates our legacy in creating careers for people with disabilities during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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