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Self-Employment for People with Disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
December 2013 | Report/Brief

This 2013 report highlights the Self-Employment, Technical Assistance, Resources and Training (START-UP) self-employment program and makes recommendations to ensure entrepreneurs with disabilities can achieve their dream of owning their own business.  

It concludes that, "Even though they faced multiple barriers within their states, all three states exceeded their expectations regarding the number of entrepreneurs who would start businesses. Overall, the states had varied levels of success in developing a self-employment infrastructure and increasing capacity for serving potential entrepreneurs with disabilities."