The Irish Times Insight magazine asked what state supports are open to entrepreneurs with disability who start a business – at risk of losing any social welfare benefits they may get?
Interestingly, mainstream education is cited as a source of the learning and skills people need for self-employment. Fiona Reddan talked to Caroline Carswell about her experiences.
With secondary schools in Ireland actively exploring entrepreneurship and innovation, what supports can third-level graduates with disabilities access? This real issue needs solving, if entrepreneurship is to take off in Ireland and contribute to jobs and economic growth.
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