What are some examples of people succeeding in the job they want?

Real People, Real Jobs: Stories from the Front Line The Institute for Community Inclusion  URL

This Web site showcases people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) working real jobs in the community and highlights supporting strategies and work supports.

Nan’s Pisas: Un Gran Exito (A Great Success) The New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Supports Division PDF

Eduardo Morales followed his passion for making jewelry and his desire to be his own boss to start Nan’s Pisas, a business that allows him to work a flexible schedule and make good money doing work he loves.

Walgreens Program Puts the “Able” in Disabled MSNBC  URL

A Walgreens distribution center in South Carolina is well on the way to reaching its goal of filling at least one-third of its 800-person workforce with people with disabilities. See how this major chain store accommodates, appreciates, and promotes its diverse workforce.

Self-Employment Q&A: Successful Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Speak Out Cary Griffin and David Hammis PDF

Entrepreneurs with disabilities reflect on the challenges and rewards of owning their own businesses and share advice for their peers.

Successful Customized Employment Placement Videos Connect-Ability  URL

These videos share the stories of people with disabilities who work in a wide range of professions, from biological laboratory technician to staff attorney at a legal clinic to trucking company owner. (Approximately 00:03:00 each)