Ep 42: Employment – Disability Visibility Project

Posted January 13, 2019 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 42: Employment


Today’s episode is about is employment with two professors from the University of Illinois at Chicago about their research. First, Rooshey Hasnain will talk about a recent pilot project in partnership with the Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services called ADOPT (Asians with Disabilities Outreach Project Think-Tank). Next, Kate Caldwell tells me about her research on disabled entrepreneurs with a project called CEED, Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities project. We’re gonna discuss barriers, underrepresentation, structural issues, the need for research, and much more.


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Related Links

Institute for Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois, Chicago

National Council on Disability: Employment publications

ADOPT (Asians with Disabilities Outreach Project Think-Tank)

Illinois Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS)

Center for Capacity Building on Minorities with Disabilities Research, University of Illinois, Chicago

CEED (Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities) 

Entrepreneur Profiles

Understanding Disability & Entrepreneurship (​Infographic): http://www.ceedproject.org/infographic.html

Disability Holiday Gift Guides: http://www.ceedproject.org/disability-holiday-gift-guide.html

Morris, Amanda. (January 13, 2019). Deaf And Unemployed: Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands. NPR.

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