The JJs List Blog

Pace Gets You To Where You Need To Go

For persons with disabilities, the thought of taking public transportation can be daunting and even scary.  In fact, almost 30 percent of persons with disabilities who do not leave their homes, choose not to leave because of fear or difficulties around taking public transportation.

Pace is…

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Matthew On The Job

I like vacation but I love to work the most. I work at Lou Malnati’s, an Italian restaurant in Evanston, Illinois. I work in the kitchen on Wednesdays and host during the weekends.  I also work at Walmart as a Sales Associate. In my role…

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My Experience at No Boundaries – By Melissa

When I first got to No Boundaries I thought it was like a store or something with people who are my age.  The co-workers I work with are nice.  When I started working here the first time I was nervous because this was my first…

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Workplace Accommodation is Not a One-Way Street

It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and there are lots of conversations about the kind of progress that has been made in integrating individuals with disabilities into the workplace.  But there are also many conversations underway about how much work we…

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The Thought Process Of A Deaf Man Going To The Movies

My wife and I have just moved to the suburbs and, predictably, we’re feeling verklempt about moving out of the city.  Besides needing to find new hobbies, we’re seeking out our local watering spots and movie theaters.

As an individual who is profoundly deaf, going to…

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