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D-blogger Jane

D-blogger of the Month: This is No Ordinary Kid

In This is No Ordinary Kid, writer Jane shares stories about her life BC – before Cameron – and AC – after Cameron.

Jane is a mother of an 8 year old daughter and a 15 year old son Cameron who developed Pneumococcal Meningitis, which left him…

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Congratulations to the winners of our SPILLS-Infinitec Grant Competition

02/20/12 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Word about SPILLS has been spreading. To meet early demand for our Internet curriculum for students with disabilities, JJ’s List offered a grant through Infinitec. 8 great schools were selected from a competitive field to receive the SPILLS Curriculum and training to implement it with students ranging…

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Lessons in Internet Safety and Productivity

Each Saturday this month, if you peered through the windows of the Northbrook Public Library, you might have spotted a group of talented teenagers engaged in discussion and interactive games with the JJ’s List Team. That’s because we’ve been putting our Safe and Productive Internet Life…

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Where The Blind Really Do Lead The Blind

What if you were to lose your vision today? Would you be able to find your way around your room? your home? How about New York City?

One of the most memorable parts of my trip to the Big Apple involved spending 50 minutes “navigating New…

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Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins and her wardrobe of legs

Born without fibulae in both legs, Aimee Mullins was told she would never walk, and would likely spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Her doctors really wanted to give her a chance at independent mobility, so they amputated both her legs below…

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