Program Contents: 33 minutes
Copyright Date: 2002
Cary Griffin, of University of Montana's Rural Institute, spotlights 6 motivating pioneers who pushed past competitive employment limits. These enterprisers prove that with proper supports, self- and supported employment for all leaps from impossible dream to reality.
Winning Support. See how employment specialists and funding sources grew Brian’s military miniatures into contracts and hirings.
Melissa launched her gourmet dog treats with research help on her community’s needs. Now she combines dog treat advertising with her personal voice on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in TV public service commercials.
Thru the Setbacks. Hear how lease funds and community support for Gretel’s aquarium supplies helped her weather a disaster. And see collaboration match Jerry’s sports passion to a business-within-business opportunity at a health club. With help to own his own resource, Jerry manages his work life in spite of significant disability.
Use to jump-start employment possibilities:
|•||Employment Agencies |
|•||Supported Employment and Work Programs |
|•||College Disability and Special Education Programs |
|•||Staff, Funding Agencies and People with Disabilities who need to "Think Bigger" |