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Bead With Reed Project

Bead With Reed Project

The Bead With Reed project is a vocational training curriculum focused on the jewelry arts and entrepreneurship. The program includes bead kits and a corresponding curriculum that helps people with disabilities make jewelry and launch businesses. I'm a former special ed. teacher and an advocate for people with disabilities finding their purpose and getting career exposure!   As a teacher, I saw that not many career options were available for my students. People with disabilities need jobs that are, easy to learn, have a competitive market value, and high flexibility. And jewelry design a perfect fit! Here's why: 1) Beading is an easy skill- the pincher grasp develops at 10 months old, and...

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