Self-Employment

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A question I see frequently on Facebook – “I’m a stay at home parent and I’m looking for work, does anyone have any ideas?” The challenge is cutting through all the BS and finding opportunities that are not scams or multi-level marketing ideas. Especially if you cannot work “traditional” hours because you are caring for your child(ren).

Although I’ll be the first to admit it’s not for everyone, I think self-employment could be the answer. If you work for yourself you don’t need to worry about specific education requirements. You can make your own hours. And most importantly (to me) you can pick who you want to work with – meaning you don’t have to work with jerks.

The first step is identifying a pain point. Too many people create a solution and then go looking for the problem. As parents or individuals with disabilities I believe we are uniquely…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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