Bridget is a bright and capable woman with an Associate’s Degree in Business Technology, who also happens to be deaf. When faced with the challenges of communication, Bridget uses American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate and English as a second language.
Following the passing of her father in Milwaukee, Bridget moved to Illinois to live with her Aunt, and found it difficult to find an employer who would accommodate her needs. Enter Goodwill. Bridget was referred to Goodwill’s Professional Employment Services by the Illinois Department of Rehabilitation. With the help of Goodwill’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Bridget continued to strengthen her employment skills with Customer Service/Retail Training, where she received classroom instruction and internship experience at Walgreens.