You get a call from a job coach on behalf of a job applicant with a disability. Your first thought might be that this individual can’t talk for himself so he’s obviously not a … Read More >
Jenny demonstrates Self-Advocacy strategies at a No Boundaries session.
Self-Advocacy is about speaking up for what you want and need. It can be something as small as asking your … Read More >
Starbucks, Oh ye of the venti, grande, and talls! Are you making a genuine commitment to hiring people with disabilities?
When we go to work, we expect to do the job that we have been assigned to. It is usually pretty straightforward. Your boss gives you a list of tasks to complete and you do them. It’s a professional environment where you know what’s going … Read More >
This article is about how I picked a skill as a means for compensating for any perceived weakness in order to live a more fulfilled life.
I figured out … Read More >
The Home Depot recently asked their twitter followers what their biggest career challenge was and then challenged them to answer with just one word. We at @JJsList responded with, #accessibility and forwarded along to them one of Read More >
Do you have trouble getting to where you need to go? You have a doctor’s appointment, job training or your weekly exercise class? Never worry about getting to where you need to be. Pace Suburban Bus is quick, convenient and consistent.
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 >
The search for Brooklyn Venter, an eight year old that went missing from the playground at Westfield Old Orchard Mall in Skokie for over six hours on September 25th, highlights the difficulties of … Read More >