How is Working Order different from other vocational rehabilitation or micro-enterprise programs?
• Working Order’s self-employment focus helps individuals plan and grow their own businesses as an alternative to traditional employment. • Working Order serves nondisabled individuals as well as people with disabilities, helping all members to participate more fully in the mainstream community. • Working Order focuses on providing more individualized and intensive coaching, tailored to the needs of each entrepreneur, than most micro-enterprise programs. • Working Order provides incubator space, facilitating ongoing access to onsite and technical support. • Working Order provides internet and phone-based coaching. • Working Order makes trial work experience and community assessment available, providing individuals with real work experience in their chosen fields. • Working Order understands assistive technology and disability accommodations. • Working Order provides a network of colleagues and collaboration with community partners. • Working Order helps to develop marketing strategies