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Asian community mobilizes to provide employment opportunities for its disabled

by shruti sharma
March 05, 2013


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Jae Jin Pak doesn't let his disability get in the way of living his everyday life.

People with disabilities are often stigmatized in the conservative Asian community. Dr. Rooshey Hasnain's brainchild ADOPT (Asians with Disabilities Outreach Project Think-Tank) is extending help to the disabled by developing innovative ways to address their needs.