What do you think of when you hear the word disability? If you are an employer, the words compliance, leave management, accommodations or liability—all of which focus on the negative (read: the cost of) employing people with disabilities—may come to mind first. Continue reading 4 Ways To Grow Your Business By Learning More About Disabilities
Sunrise Medical’s Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Babacan as the company’s new President and CEO. Thomas Babacan has a solid background as an accomplished leader in global, innovation-driven businesses. Continue reading Sunrise Medical appoints Thomas Babacan as its new President and CEO
The DOBE certification is granted to businesses that are at least 51% owned, operated, controlled, and managed by a person with a disability. With this certification, disability-owned businesses have increased access to contracts offered by large corporations and market advantages over competitors. As a group that is considered to be ‘disadvantaged’ in the U.S., disability-owned businesses are often more attractive to large businesses involved in national, state, and local supply chains.
Continue reading What is the Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) Certification
By Michelle Herrera Mulligan
For women with disabilities, entrepreneurship offers a dynamic opportunity to break through barriers. In the corporate world, women with disabilities face a high unemployment rate and other challenges with employers who can be less than accommodating. But, as the Disability Network reports, the good news is that for the 27 million women with disabilities in the United States, being SELF MADE helps create a promising future. For SELF MADE women, flexible schedules and custom careers are par for the course. And in the past few years, more programs have launched that offer loans, mentorship, and support.
Continue reading Resources for Women with Disabilities Who Own Businesses
The Communication Service for the Deaf’s Social Venture Fund wants to support companies that create work opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing Continue reading This Venture Fund Invests In Deaf-Owned And Deaf-Run Companies
Today, OMNIKAL announced “America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, known as the “Omni50.” Continue reading “America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” Announced
SALT LAKE CITY— TFS Scholarships (TFS), the most comprehensive online resource for higher education funding, has launched a free online toolkit to provide counselors, families and students with resources to help improve the college scholarship search process. The toolkit, available at tuitionfundingsources.com/resource-toolkit, provides downloadable resources and practical tips on how to find and apply for scholarships.
Continue reading TFS Scholarships Launches Online Toolkit to Provide College Funding Resources
LOS ANGELES, Calif.– Each year, there are millions of people who end up with lower leg injuries. Those who have experienced it know all too well the way it can make something like mobility a new challenge to conquer.
Continue reading Have a lower leg injury? Don’t just sit there and suffer, get moving!
By Luke Redd
This category of disability sometimes gets overlooked, maybe because the different types of learning disabilities are so diverse. After all, one person might have imperfect reading, writing, or spelling abilities, whereas another person may have difficulty with using numbers, speaking, thinking, or listening. Even problems with memory, time management, and organization are sometimes considered learning disabilities.
Continue reading Good Jobs for People with Learning Disabilities
The University of Illinois — Chicago is home to a unique education program for entrepreneurs with disabilities run by associate professor Dr. Katherine Caldwell. It’s called Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities. Continue reading Women With Disabilities Face High Barriers To Entrepreneurship. How To Change That