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Working As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

One out of ten adults is on the Autism Spectrum and I’m one of them.

This article is about how I picked a skill as a means for compensating for any perceived weakness in order to live … Read More >

 
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Microsoft Taking A Strong Stance On Accessibility

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Brad Smith, the President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, recently announced a new hire and strategic initiative that portends an exciting future for accessibility in Microsoft’s product offerings.

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Which Resume Should You Have?

With or without a disability, if you want a job, you need to build your resume.  What type of resume should you have?  There are two types of resumes:WorkingonResumes2-NB

Chronological
Functional (also called Skills)

We think you need BOTH!

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Memories from 2015

12/31/15 - Uncategorized - 3 Comments

We went around and asked our staff, participants, and volunteers what their favorite memories from this year were so here are a few!

Matthew:  If i had to choose one memory of 2015 it will be work with new job coach and meeting new staff who … Read More >

 
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A Thank You From Nura

12/29/15 - Uncategorized - 3 Comments

Nura with her mother in the mountainsI wanted to take a moment to thank Search and JJ’s List for the opportunity to be a part of the team.  I am starting my … Read More >

 
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American Sign Language and Audio Description At Shedd Aquarium Performances

This holiday season, there will be an audio describer and an American Sign Language interpreter available during four of our A Holiday One World aquatic shows.

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The audio description and ASL interpretation will be available on the following dates during both the 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 … Read More >

 
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Introducing Laurie, Our New No Boundaries Trainer!

LauriePhotoSearch, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our new No Boundaries  – Train for Work, Train for Life Trainer, Laurie Finnegan!  We had an opportunity to ask Laurie a few questions so … Read More >

 
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How Do Deaf People Communicate In The Workplace?

Lydia Callis wrote a really nice piece about why you should hire deaf or hard of hearing individuals, which got us thinking.  The Americans with Disabilities Act has provided a safe place for many deaf and hard of hearing people to request … Read More >