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Self-Employment for a person with a Disability Is self-employment a good match for you or not?
What Self-Employment has that most jobs do not have
What you need to know before you decide to pursue the Self-Employment path
If you qualify for the DVR self-employment program, QUESTWELL can assist you with the self-employment process at no cost to you. We have experts who understand the self-employment process for a person who has a disability and for a person who has a cognitive disability who wants to pursue 'Supported Employment,' Self-Employment. Questwell would be happy to assist you with DVR's paperwork for Self-Employment or Supported Self-Employment. Fill out the contact form for more information.
Self-Employment is worth the Climb if you are willing to put in all the time and work it takes to get there.
First you must have a talent or product you can already do or make for you to be able to be considered for the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR or Colorado DVR) self-employment program. But the good news is VR (or DVR) does have a self-employment employment option for employment if you meet their criteria for this program. NOTE: You must be able to do 51% of the business for DVR to support you in their self-employment program.
For more information go to the DVR web site:
Resources to look at if you are considering self-employment: