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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.

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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 … Read More >

 
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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 … Read More >

 
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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 … Read More >

 
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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.

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People With Disabilities Make Great Entrepreneurs!

Some say that entrepreneurs think about the world differently from other people. Well that’s certainly true of those of us who have disabilities!

People who don’t have disabilities often take life’s simple activities for granted – getting dressed, walking down the street, understanding an email – … Read More >

 
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What Is The Difference Between Person-First and Identity-First Language?

In the world of Disability Awareness training, there are several main themes that are addressed.  Many of these themes are designed, to state the obvious, to raise awareness of the issues that individuals with disabilities face on a daily basis.  The goal is to … Read More >

 
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JJsList.com and Search, Inc. March In Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade

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On an overcast Saturday morning that was being praised for not being 95 degrees and humid, a rowdy band of JJsList.com and Search, Inc. staffers, friends, and Disability Awareness Players gathered at Plymouth Court and Van Buren to get … Read More >

 
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Even CEOs Need Job Coaches

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I was listening to a podcast by a job coach the other day named Marshall Goldsmith. He’s a pretty famous guy in business because he’s a job coach to leaders of giant companies like General … Read More >

 
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What Is Judgement?

07/06/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

According to the dictionary on the web “judgement is the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.”

At No Boundaries judgement is one of the tenets we work by.  At No Boundaries judgement means to assess situations or problems, and get support when … Read More >