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Disability Means Business

“This website is a resource for disabled entrepreneurs who are self employed or wishing to start up their own business. In this website you will find useful articles, interviews, information on up and coming events and product reviews. “The aim of this site is hopefully to save you time and money when starting up or […]

Disabled World

News, Information, and Resources for the Worldwide Disability Community   “From persons who are newly disabled to those born with a disability; Disabled World provides a free Disability Community, resources, information, and assistance. About 1 in 5 U.S. residents – 19 percent – reported some level of disability in 2005. These 54.4 million Americans are […]

Global models of social entrepreneurism for people with disabilities: Report from WISE 2010

This post covers promising program practices applicable to entrepreneurs with disabilities from the second World Innovation Summit for Education took place in Doha, Qatar on December 7-9, 2010. Nearly 1300 dignitaries, thought leaders, disruptive ICT practitioners, program planners and policy makers were provided with a more focused program with deeper debates, better internet access, WISE web TV and WISE Twitter feeds to push out up live updates. Read the rest of the story here!

Disabilities act looks to expand into world of cyberspace

Emergency call centers could be equipped to communicate by text message. Websites might need to be programmed to speak to blind users. Movie theaters might have to install technology to allow the deaf to read captions on small screens mounted at their seats. These and other proposals will be on the agenda this week as […]

Dealing with disclosure: a multigenerational handicap for all Americans

The risk and necessity of openness Many people have a knee-jerk reaction to the term “disability” that causes them to shut down or recoil when in the presence of an actual person who discloses a non-visible condition or looks like they are disabled. Getting the public past this reaction is a bit like teaching a […]

Aligning Disability With the Bottom Line-GNED’s World Premier Coming Soon!!!

We are pleased to share the news with you of our invitation to present a Plenary session for the upcoming US Business Leadership Conference in Chicago on September 21, 2010! The topic is “Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities’, and represents an early public recognition on the exciting potential of people with disabilities helping themselves […]

Community and Connection Are Critical for Business Success

A successful entrepreneur knows how important it is to continually nurture and create connections, that includes prospective customers who will buy your product or service and other connections: peers to talk things over with; professional advisors like your accountant or web designer; mentors who have succeeded in your industry. As entrepreneurs with disability we face […]

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