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Tricia Luzadder, Ventures Program Manager

I am very happy to be writing you from JJ’s List and Search! My name is Tricia Luzadder and I am the new Ventures Programs Manager at Search’s Evanston site. While I am new in this role, I am not entirely…

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I Started Taking the Public Bus…

…instead of Paratransit
By Alex Tello, No Boundaries Participant

Alex with timetable

I decided to start taking the public bus instead of Paratransit or a ride from my family because I knew I could learn and I wanted to be more independent.  It makes me happy!

Before I started…

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The Many Options Of Pace

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.

Fixed Route

The Pace fixed route…

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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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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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D-blogger of the Month: 5 Boys and 1 Girl make 6

This is a guest blog post by Katie Driscoll, a mother of a girl with Down Syndrome and the author of the blog 5 Boys and 1 Girl make 6.

On a beautiful day in August of 2009 my husband and I walked to the hospital…

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