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Attend A No Boundaries Information Session

**Note: Info sessions are Sold Out!

Oct 1st – Teachers, educators, agency professionals ONLY – 4:30 – 5:30pm

Oct 2nd – Families and individuals with disabilities, ages 18 + – 6pm – 7pm

Where: 824 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL 60202

*Registration required, space is limited.

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Social Security Administration Says “No” to the R-word

Three years after Obama signed Rosa’s Law, the SSA will replace “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability.”

This move by The Social Security Administration to use appropriate terminology in its communications is a response to pressure from many in the disability community, including JJ’s List to change…

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[How To Video] Getting Around on Pace: Part 4 – Getting Off Of The Bus

Completing the set is the final video of our four-part instructional video series on how to take the public bus, starring disability advocates Tim Finnegan and Bridget Brown.

This time, they cover the basics of:

how to find out where you are
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This Is Not Goodbye.

08/23/13 - JJ's List Fun - 4 Comments

Today marks my last day at jjslist.com. Next week, I fly halfway around the world to spend the next two years in Singapore.

Shuling with JJ

As I was packing my things yesterday, I came across the JJ’s List folder that JJ had handed me 3 years…

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Back To School, Back On the Bus

Hop On The Bus To Independence Is Back!

JJ’s List is continuing its partnership with Pace Suburban Bus to offer students and clients with disabilities hands-on, interactive training to build essential public transportation skills for independent, fixed-route travel.

Who Can Participate?

A public or private school, a service…

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People With Disabilities Educate Teachers

Chicago Public Schools Gets Advice From People With Disabilities

When Chicago Public Schools asked us to help them with a disability awareness training for their elementary and middle school staff, we jumped at the chance!  From our experience as the creators of the jjslist.com Disability Awareness…

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[How-To Video] Getting Around on Pace: Staying Safe and Smart on the Bus

Fresh from the oven is the third of our four-part instructional video series starring disability advocates Tim Finnegan and Bridget Brown. This time, they cover the basics of:

What to do if you feel worried by yourself on the bus
How to determine where you are using… Read More >

 

Postcard to Pakistan

Pakistani Disability Advocate, and Guest of Chicago Mayor’s Office, Experiences JJ’s List Innovations
 

 

When Pakistani advocate and businessman Fahad Bilal visited Chicago recently as a guest of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, he spent a day at JJ’s List learning how we use social…

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[How To Video] Getting Around on Pace Bus: Waiting For and Getting On The Bus

In the second of our series of four instructional videos, advocates Tim Finnegan and Bridget Brown give you the basics on how to:

Identify the correct bus stop and bus
What to do if the bus is delayed
Using the RTA Travel Information Hotline as a resource
Ways to… Read More >

 

Announcing “No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life” for Teens and Adults with Disabilities

NO BOUNDARIES – Train for Work, Train for Life offers unique experiential “on-land and on-line” training for teens and adults with disabilities to build essential skills for the workplace and for living more independently.

 

Overview

NO BOUNDARIES responds to the growing need for community-based, innovative and flexible…

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