IVRS is pleased to provide a link to a publication that shares success stories of entrepreneurs with disabilities. The publication is titled: “Thinking Outside the Employment Box- Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Share Their Self-Employment Success Stories”. This publication features eighteen fascinating Iowa entrepreneurs who found creative ways to leverage their skills, talents, abilities, resources, and social connections into their perfect job, by creating it! Their careers of choice are as individual as they are.
Thanks to the entrepreneurs who agreed to be featured in this publication for sharing their stories. Thanks also to the family members, friends, employment service providers, and others who helped them dream BIG and make their dreams into reality through business ownership.
This publication is a collaboration of the University of Iowa, Center for Disabilities and Development, with the Iowa Department of Human Services’ Mental Health and Disability Services Division.