Self-Employment Introduction

Anyone who has the motivation can own a small business.  If a person likes to work independently and has researched their business options well, self-employment could be a good fit. For a person with complex challenges, operating a small business is entirely feasible with the proper support, adequate financing, and a talent to market.

This module describes self-employment and why people with disabilities may choose it as a career option. Steps to get started as a small business operator are also share along with recommendations on how to access services and resources to help you get started.

What you will learn:

  • What is self-employment?
  • Who can be self-employed?
  • Why is self-employment an appealing option?
  • What are the types of self-employment?
  • Where can I access services and resources?

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