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JJ’slist.com Is In The News!

 

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Last week, we at JJslist.com got TV time when local news station WGN Chicago broadcast a story about our work to build disability awareness. The story featured interviews with a few of our staff members, and a clip from our work…

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Disability in Disney Part 2

I believe it’s important for individuals with disabilities to be represented in the media, especially in films, and a few months ago, I wrote about how Disney portrays individuals with disabilities in a positive light through films like Finding Nemo (2003). Last month, I saw…

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Is It Time For Your School or Organization to Get Trained?

Thanks to a grant from New Trier Township, the Disability Awareness Players will take our popular 5 Disability Awareness Training to your school or organization (in New Trier Township only) FREE!

Do you want your students and teachers to be comfortable and appropriate in communicating with students who…

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Interested in Being a Part of the Community?

On July 26, the 26th anniversary of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was celebrated. The event  increased disability awareness, and efforts to raise inclusion even more are still in effect, mostly due to many leaders such as the ones that participate in the ADA Advancing…

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Back to No Boundaries!

 

 

Written by Tricia Luzadder

With August fast approaching and school bells preparing to ring I am reminded of how fast time flies and how soon my teen with a disability will finish high school and enter the adult world. My dream for Anna is for her…

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Happy Birthday to ComEd Energy Force!

Search, Inc., recently joined ComEd’s President and CEO, Anne Pramaggiore, along with many local and State leaders to celebrate the 5th Birthday of the ComEd Energy Force Program.  Many of you already know that Illinois is now an “Employment First State.”  That means that if you…

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Have You Heard About the DEI?

Hi Disability Advocates!  If you haven’t heard of the Disability Equality Index(DEI), you should know about it. We are here to break it down for you:

What is the DEI?  It stands for the Disability Equality Index, and it’s a survey created by a group of business…

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