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Disabled woman wins national award

Mihir Ray, TNN Nov 27, 2011 ROURKELA: A mentally-challenged woman from the Steel City has bagged a prestigious national award in the outstanding creative adult person category. Rashmi Rekha Sahu (27) will receive the award from President Pratibha Patil at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of World Disabled Day on December 3. […]

No challenge too great – Muhammad Ali Rafiq’s turning point

By Donna Yawching ~ thestar.com/primetime Fifty is the age when most folks start thinking of slowing down. Successful, settled, comfortable—this is the time to relax and enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of hard work. Not so for Muhammad Ali Rafiq. A year and a half ago, the successful entrepreneur sold off his business interests […]

Disabled activist, entrepreneur receives national award from Muscular Dystrophy Association

By Prue Salasky | November 7, 2010 Thomas Arrington III runs a green energy company, advocates for the disabled, and is the primary caretaker for his 3-year-old son Chase. “Use your quiet voice,” he exhorts his youngest son, while juggling a business call on his Blackberry and maneuvering a power wheelchair around the kitchen of […]

Columbus grocer recognized for hiring workers with disabilities

Linda Halstead-Acharya | The Billings Gazette | Posted: Monday, October 25, 2010 COLUMBUS — Paul Matovich doesn’t think he has done anything special. But some people do. One of them is Bob Binstock, a 1995 graduate of Columbus High School, who works at Matovich’s Columbus IGA. Binstock, 34, nearly lost his life in a truck […]

Disability is No Obstacle to Success

By Chris Holland, Telegraph & Argus, UK An interview tomorrow could decide whether a Bradford-based immigration advisers clinches a Tweet

Trabasack Entrepreneur Shortlisted for Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2010

Inventor mum, and entrepreneur, Clare Edwards, is excited to have reached the final 10 of the Stelios Award. Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the serial entrepreneur best known for founding easyJet, presents the winning business with a Tweet

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