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Customer Service: Businesses Must Evolve for People With Disabilities

Disability is something that can affect anyone. Some people are born with disabilities whereas others can become disabled for a variety of reasons including illness and accidents. Sometimes this can even be a result of medical negligence or a brain injury. I think it’s fair…

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Eric Lindstrom

Employment And Disability: What I’ve Learned

Diane of New Foundation Center working

As we enter National Disability Employment Awareness Month, I have to stop and reflect on what I’ve learned about employment opportunities for individuals with mental illness, the depth of the human spirit and what it means to be courageous.  I…

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Tablets, Books and eReaders

Smart or Greedy: The Lack of Accessibility Features on eReaders

A smart move, or a missing link in the chain? In recent weeks, e-reader manufacturers Amazon, Kobo, and Sony filed a joint petition to the FCC to exempt e-readers from complying with accessibility laws for the disabled. Their argument is that adding e-readers to the…

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Gmail Tutorial: Using Gmail’s New Tabs

Wondering why you’re not receiving our newsletter?

Want to know how to setup your gmail so your favorite newsletter doesn’t get filtered to the social or promotions tab?

This Gmail Tutorial Covers:

Move emails promotions to your primary inbox
Change your settings for the tabs
Permanently set messages from certain… Read More >

 

Making Music Accessible to Everyone

"Notes from the Heart" Woodlands Foundation Music Camp 2012 Ensemble Class

Being a musician has given me a place to belong.

I was born with a disability and use a wheelchair. Playing my violin has given me an identity as a musician rather than just “the girl…

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Free Training For Businesses

Want to grow your bottom line? This is your chance!

If you are a business owner or manager, plan to “clock-in” for this, interactive training, taught by experts in disability – people with disabilities themselves.

Date: Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Venue: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4999 Old Orchard Ctr Ste A28,…

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How Mentoring Kids on the Autism Spectrum Changed My Life

09/04/13 - Guest Blogger - 9 Comments

jjslist.com volunteer Ira shares his mentoring story.

I’m a young adult diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome who mentors two teenage boys with High-Functioning Autism.

When I was their age, although I related much better to adults than my peers, I didn’t know any adults like myself. And for…

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