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How I Helped Others By Sharing My Past

04/02/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment


In January,  I had one of the most amazing experiences in recent memory! I spoke about my panic disorder to a fifth grade class at my old grade school, Joseph Sears School.  I was asked to … Read More >


Guest Blog: How the Disability Awareness Players Can Help Your Business

We all know is a boon for businesses that treat the public, customers, and patrons with disabilities with respect. By registering on JJ’sList, your business positions itself as a company that is … Read More >


How I Can Put Money In Your Account

03/24/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

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There is no better feeling than having money in your account. However, the feeling of knowing you’ve earned that money through hard work is even better.  Having a job that you go to … Read More >

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The Dress Code: What to Wear in the Workplace

03/19/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

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Woohoo! You dressed well for the interview, you nailed it and got the job! That same first impression you gave the employer, who is now your boss, is the same impression you want to … Read More >


Motivation is Magic

banner NIcole Motivation is the key to a successful job search. So what does that mean for your young adult with a disability? For starters, if he or she is not motivated to work, it’s going … Read More >


Guest Blog: How I Landed My First Job


After I passed my second actuarial exam in December 2012, I spent two years struggling to find work in the field. I applied for over 100 jobs as an actuary or in related fields, only to … Read More >

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Last Week in the Snow as a Wheelchair-User

Many people are unaware of the difficulty wheelchair-users face when maneuvering through snow. The news covers the story from many angles. Everyone sees people shoveling their cars out, plow drivers working over-time and people climbing over snow banks.  However, people with disabilities are never shown … Read More >

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Disclosure 101

02/03/15 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Disclosure 101

Individuals with disability who are looking for work will have to consider whether or not they want to disclose their disability to their future employer. Before you make a decision about disclosure, it is important … Read More >

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Google Announces Improvements to Mobile Apps


Google has announced that they will add new features to their applications, and it’s a big one in terms of disability awareness. New accessibility features will be added to the mobile versions of Google Docs, Sheets … Read More >

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Goalball: A Collegiate Sport for Athletes with Disabilities

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There aren’t many opportunities for students with disabilities to play intercollegiate sports. For people with visual impairments, it’s nearly impossible to pursue their athletic dreams once they go off to college. However, the University of … Read More >