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Dealing with a Disability: Best Business Ideas for People with Disabilities


Dealing with a Disability: Best Business Ideas for People with Disabilities

As per the report by the United States Census Bureau, roughly 15% of people with disabilities have started their own businesses, and that number is increasing.

Many people with disabilities have launched successful businesses from home, franchises, and even niche startups. With such a wide range of business opportunities open to people with disabilities, it can sometimes be tough to decide which one is best.

To help you choose, I have put together some of the best business ideas  I have come across over the years. The criteria for selecting them was that they must be inexpensive to the initiative, offer flexible hours, and be relatively easy to do, in the hopes they would appeal to a wide array of disabled people.

So, read on, and hope these ideas will inspire you to select your right path.

Business Ideas for Person with Disability of Mobility

Motivational Speaker

The demand for Motivational Speaker is high. You can start your entrepreneurial journey by motivating others.  For this, you can speak at any religious place, community organizations, business meetings, educational institutions and even write or publish a book or E-book to motivate others.

Internet Marketing

In this digital age, internet marketing is the best marketing medium, and the opportunity for the disabled person to explore the web medium for self-employment is also quite feasible. You can try your hand in SEO or SMO and can also set up your own portal/s, and start earning Internet revenue which can come from many avenues such as Google AdSense, cost per click (CPC), etc.


The consulting career allows you to mould the work to meet the particular challenges arising out of your handicap. As a consultant, you can work from home or any office, you may even work in partnership or work alone, find a target niche that suits your skill, and may enjoy a flexible work.

Business Ideas for Person with Disability of Sight

Singer & Musician

 It is said that disabled people hold deeper sensibilities. If you are good at singing or composing the lyrics of a song then you may pursue the idea of writing songs or singing as your business and can earn a good name and fame with money. 

Life Coach

Becoming a Life Coach can be a good option to encourage others and also earn good money. In this modern age, people get frustrated and look for encouraging words of wisdom and story of scripting success in the face of severe challenges. Who knows it better than you what it is like to survive and thrive with a handicap or challenge of any kind in this world and to take charge of your life?

Business Ideas for Person with Hearing Disability

Script/Screen Writer

 Writing is the best way to telling your story to the whole world. Besides, you may also write a script or screenplay on any subject desired by your clients. And by this, you can start earning your living.

Freelance Services

 Freelancing is a great avenue for self-employment. With it, you can provide a variety of services from the comfort of your homes and get highly rewarded for the same. Digital marketing, medical transcription, website designing, content writing, editing are some great ideas to start as per one’s tastes and expertise.

Business Ideas for Person with Speaking Disability 

Pet Sitting

 For pet lovers, Pet Sitting is a perfect business idea. It is interesting as well as an income-generating option for the specially-abled people.

Greeting Card Making

For artistic and creative people, Greeting Card Making can work great. If you are interested in the artistry and you want to take your interest forward then you can start making greeting cards.

Besides, Working at a Place for Specially Abled People, Internet Marketing, Script/Screen Writer, Songwriter, Freelance Services are some awesome business options.

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