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People With Disabilities Are Often The Best Entrepreneurs!

Some say that entrepreneurs think about the world differently from other people. Well that’s certainly true of those of us who have disabilities!

People who don’t have disabilities often take life’s simple activities for granted – getting dressed, walking down the street, understanding an email – … Read More >

 
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What Is The Difference Between Person-First and Identity-First Language?

In the world of Disability Awareness training, there are several main themes that are addressed.  Many of these themes are designed, to state the obvious, to raise awareness of the issues that individuals with disabilities face on a daily basis.  The goal is to … Read More >

 
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JJsList.com Marches In Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade

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On an overcast Saturday morning that was being praised for not being 95 degrees and humid, a rowdy band of JJsList.com staffers, friends, and Disability Awareness Players gathered at Plymouth Court and Van Buren to get ready for Chicago’s … Read More >

 

Even CEO’s Need Job Coaches

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I was listening to a podcast by a job coach the other day named Marshall Goldsmith. He’s a pretty famous guy in business because he’s a job coach to leaders of giant companies like General … Read More >

 

What Is Judgement?

07/06/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

According to the dictionary on the web “judgement is the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.”

At No Boundaries judgement is one of the tenets we work by.  At No Boundaries judgement means to assess situations or problems, and get support when … Read More >

 
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An Open Letter To the LGBT Community From JJsList.com

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The people working towards disability awareness at JJsList.com would like to show solidarity with the people working towards LGBT rights in response to the momentous #SCOTUS decision to legalize Marriage Equality in all fifty states of the … Read More >

 
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Beat The Summer Slowdown

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Slow-Down

Summer is typically a time to slow-down when it comes to our day-to-day routines. Its a time where we all like to take a break and rejuvenate after the long Winter months. BUT when you’re on the … Read More >

 
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Often wonder who is the voice behind Siri? Let’s meet her

06/19/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

Susan StudioWe say it often but it’s the little accessible things in life that make everything worth it.  Today, JJsList.com got a chance to speak with an individual who comprises a huge part of many of … Read More >

 
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Audio Described Performances Now Available At Bumppo

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company believes, as many Chicago theatres do, that the arts have a responsibility to reflect and explore the interests and concerns of the communities to which we belong. While we at Remy Bumppo strive to serve our communities through our play selection, … Read More >

 
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Mental Illness: The Invisible Disability

not-every-disability-visable When you think of the word disability, what comes to mind? A person in a wheelchair? Maybe an individual with Down syndrome? We tend to only think of those with a physical or visible disability … Read More >