The JJs List Blog

Behind The Scenes: Video Production Set for Pace Bus Instructional Video Series

The ability to take public transportation is a crucial part of independent living. For many people with disabilities, anxiety and lack of training are barriers to taking the bus or train.
Getting Around On Pace

JJ’s List is excited to be working with Pace Suburban Bus on…

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We’ve Moved

We’re moving up in the world!

 

When walking by our old offices at 930 1/2 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, you may have noticed that the lights were turned off and the banners have been rolled up. There’s nothing to worry about, though, since all it…

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Song Promotes Inclusion

New song “The Little Bus” promotes inclusion of people with disabilities

Inspired by his son Tommy, Buc Williams writes and records a song with all-star musicians to promote inclusion of people with disabilities.

When Buc Williams contacted JJ’s List about his song “The Little Bus“, inspired by his son Thomas who has severe¬†Epilepsy, and¬† recorded with Nashville…

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Peanut Butter And Jelly Gourmet Granola Bar by Kando Bakery

Chewy Granola Bars for Social Good

These gourmet granola bars are not just chewy, soft and delicious, but they also help provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Strawberry Lemonade Gourmet Granola Bar

Available in 12 different kinds, including Blueberry Almond, Cranberry Apple Pecan, Pina Colada and Strawberry Lemonade, these…

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Jewel Osco Store

Customer Service Fail: Jewel Osco’s new cart-to-car service backfires

Following the new management takeover, Jewel Osco now has a new mandatory service that means your bagger will accompany you and your cart out to your vehicle, whether you want it or not.

Sure, it’s a great perk to have if you’ve got too many bags…

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overall state rankings for disability service map

Disability State Rankings 2013

Which states rank best when it comes to services for people with disabilities? The Case For Inclusion 2013, released yesterday by United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), ranks states – not on their spending – but on their outcomes for Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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