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Building an effective team is critical for success with any self-employment venture, whether the potential business owner has a disability or not. This session will provide viewers a map of the common self-employment team members supportingmore
Many types of Assistive Technology (AT) help us throughout our day as we continue our educations, apply for jobs, communicate with co-workers, interact with people in our communities, travel abroad and receive medical care.
This webinar provides a brief overview of SSDI, Medicare and Medicare financial assistance, SSI, and Medicaid. It will go over:
What each benefit is (cash, health insurance); Who can receive the benefit (eligibility criteria); Whichmore
This webinar dives into strategies for identifying a business concept that fits the individual. The session will focus on the Discovery process and explain how it can be used to identify business concepts that are based on a person’s skill, passionmore
In the 8 years since the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was passed into law, the American economy has profoundly changed. Major structural changes among industries, companies, and contractors have accelerated thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and new economic policies from the Biden Administration. Throughout thesemore
Two organizers, one local and one national, share their experiences with coalition building and advocacy for disability justice.
The post IRCO + RespectAbility’s Nelly Nieblas: Advocacy & Legislation for Disability Justice appeared first on Respect Ability.more
More than 80 million people living in America depend on Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for essential services. Looking at the challenge facing these Americans, leaders at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have recently releasedmore
This session highlights the powerful opportunities self-employment offers prospective business owners with disabilities and explores the importance of identifying business concepts that are rooted in each person’s strengths, conditions, and needs. Attendees will learn aboutmore
This panel aimed to discuss in more depth some of the issues facing Deaf/disabled people in the criminal justice system as experienced by the protagonist in the feature length documentary film, Being Michelle. The panel brought togethermore