National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is March 3-9, 2019. Sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the week aims to draw attention to information, resources, and organizations available to consumers...Read More about Consumer Beware! How to Avoid Work-at-Home Scams and Other Business Schemes
The number of peer-reviewed academic articles that are actually read by anyone other than reviewers, editors, and a small group of peers is often cited as being dismally low. This...Read More about A Research Window – Self-Employment for People with Disabilities
As the Lead Consultant on JAN’s self-employment team, I’m often fielding questions from individuals with disabilities interested in starting a business in agriculture. These types of businesses include a diverse...Read More about A Farmer in Our Midst – An Interview with JAN’s Own Dr. Beth Loy
JAN is fortunate to be able to use the JAN Blog as a vehicle for interviewing an organization, employer, individual, or business about how their work contributes to the employability...Read More about Guest Blog: Innovative Approaches — An Interview with the Owners of Picasso Einstein
“This is a question too difficult for a mathematician. It should be asked of a philosopher.” (His answer when asked about completing his income tax form). ― Albert Einstein Tax time...Read More about It’s Tax Time! Resources for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
Many JAN customers contact us with an interest in starting a food related business. Below is a sample of the type of food businesses we have been contacted about: Food...Read More about Tips for Starting a Food Related Small Business
At almost every event or conference I attend, one of the questions I’m frequently asked is, “What kind of businesses do people with disabilities start?” My response to the question...Read More about What Kind of Businesses Do People with Disabilities Start?
Over the years, JAN consultants have fielded questions from aspiring entrepreneurs with many different types of disabilities and every conceivable variation of business idea. Frog farm – we’ve heard of...Read More about The Importance of Soft Skills for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities – Three Important Tips
The JAN Team focuses on technology – new and old – and its possible applications in accommodating people with disabilities in the workplace. Lyssa Rowan, New Media Assistant One of...Read More about JAN Blog – Focus on Technology
Beth Loy – Principal Consultant I recently read Laura L. Hayes’ article How to Stop Violence: Mentally ill people aren’t killers. Angry people are. In this Slate.com article, Hayes discusses...Read More about What Are the JAN Consultants Reading?
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and this year’s theme is “Because We Are EQUAL to the Task.” While this month is a great time to raise awareness of...Read More about Thoughts from JAN’s Co-Directors for National Disability Employment Awareness Month
In what we hope will become a regular Blog feature, we’d like to share with you some of what the JAN consultants are currently reading. In our lives, we’re all...Read More about What Are the JAN Consultants Reading?