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ERIC Number: ED540088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 41
Abstractor: ERIC
Choosing Self-Employment. A Monograph by the Rural Institute Linkages to Employment Project
Condon, Ellen; Brown, Kim
Rural Institute
The Rural Institute: Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research, and Service, is one of sixty-four Centers for Excellence in Disability Education across the nation. It is an inter-disciplinary organization that promotes full participation in rural life for individuals with disabilities. The Rural Institute accomplishes this goal by developing and disseminating innovations in teaching, research, community supports, and policy advocacy. This publication is a monograph produced by the Transition Projects at The Rural Institute: Linkages to Employment. This monograph contains the following papers: (1) When Does Discovery and Individualized Career Planning for Students Lead to Self-Employment? (Ellen Condon); (2) A Business Within a Business (Cary Griffin); (3) Assistance Not Assessment: Getting At The Heart Of Small Business Feasibility (Cary Griffin & Dave Hammis); (4) Experiences in Self-Employment in RSA's National Choice Demonstration 1993-1999 (Michael Callahan); (5) Excerpts from Self-employment: Owning The American Dream (Cary Griffin, Nancy Brooks-Lane, Dave Hammis, & Doug Crandall); (6) Property Essential for Self-Support (PESS): A Self-Employment Resource that SSI Doesn't Count (Marsha Katz); and (7) How SSI Counts Income Earned Through Self-Employment (Marsha Katz). Individual papers contain references.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: University of Montana, Rural Institute