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Disabled Couple Seeking Business Grant Money To Employ People With Disabilities

by Mary Forget
(Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA)

My husband and I have been married for 18 and 1/2 years. Both of us have disabilities. My husband has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and I have Asperger's syndrome and ADHD.

Fortunately, I was able to obtain a great deal of help so I was able to obtain a job and keep it. It hasn't been without its struggles and difficulties.

At any rate, I convinced my husband to start a business with him in mind to help him get a job through a home-based business of our own.

The problem is that this idea developed into a much bigger opportunity to employ people with disabilities whether mental or physical or both.

I've been working on this for two years and already have this established as a start. I just need help in terms of startup money and getting the right help in terms of getting everything set up.

A proposal has already been written and I'm already trying to get the grant process going.

I also am in the process of trying to get the right people to help me find the right people to hire.

I was also trying to see if I could hire a downsized baby boomer to help with the process and to work with the challenged individuals as a mentoring process.

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Nov 11, 2009
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Can I help you?
by: Julia

Mary,
I saw your posting, it sounds like you are almost there. I wish I could help you. We are looking for money also. I admire you starting a home business. I have been looking in my spare time.
Best wishes
Julia

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