Career Change for an Automotive TechnicianSave as Favorite
I am 27 years old, and am currently out of work due to Being diagnosed with Adult on set seizures, as a result of a series of 4 Brain Surgery's to Removed a Tumor. I have been employed as an Automotive technician who Specializes in repair of Audi and Volkswagen brand cars for the past 4 Years. During this time i was unable to work for well over 1 year and have now been out of work since October 5th 2011 After having my first confirmed and witnessed Grand Maul Seizure
My Disability Insurance is int he process of Denying my claim on the basis of 'A preexisting condition'. As such my wife and i are currently being supported 90% by her income and 10% from money from my family. The stress of it all as led to my wife to ask that i seek a new job, one that will allow me to continue to work in spite of my medical. conditions, and restrictions.
This is all very overwhelming for me, as I am currently struggling with the side effects of Anti-Seizure Medicine depression and the loss of income and work for the 3ed time in 3 years.I am Scared and really have no idea where to look and what job field i can adjust or transition to that will not required any further education expenses. I Need direction and guidance for where to start. I am in the process of e-mailing local job placement and staffing firms. Any Help or advice is greatly appreciated as i struggle through this Transitional period of my life.