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Five Tips To Get LinkedIn

One thing that’s been sorely missing in my job search is NETWORKING. That’s what I learned last week when Dave J.P. (D. Fish) Fisher of RockStar Consulting visited our team at No Boundaries and D. Fish works with corporate managers to help them make…

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Join Us For Our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


We’ve moved in, explored the neighborhood and made friends with business owners near our new location at 824 Dempster Street in Evanston. We’ve even become regulars at a few of the local restaurants, but now it’s time for us to open our doors to our…

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More Than A Job


October was National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and many of us focused our energy on expanding the recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities. However, we should acknowledge employment of people with disabilities as much more than a source of economic benefit.

Individuals with disabilities want…

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TimeLine Theatre Makes Accessibility A Priority

Sheila Fox Tam (right) pictured with Lara Goetsch, Director of Marketing & Communications for Timeline Theatre

TimeLine Theatre sets the stage for a disability-aware theater experience.

As a person who personally struggles with a significant bilateral hearing loss, going out to see a live show often times…

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Veteran’s Day Celebration? Hire A Veteran With A Disability First

As the Digital Marketing and Community Engagement Manager at, I have been blessed to learn about disability awareness at an organization that values community integration. I focus most of my time on online marketing, advocacy for individuals with disabilities, and maintaining the strategic partnerships with…

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Speaking Up and Speaking Out!

We are self-advocates with disabilities.  We are speaking about

people with disabilities at Speak Up and Speak Out Summit in Springfield Illinois, today

November 5, 2013.  We are here because we want to learn how to

speak out.  We want to let people without disabilities know that we…

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Networking Tips From Our Oak Wealth Advisors Meeting

Networking skills are essential for becoming a successful employee. We practiced networking skills at No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life last week. We met Mike Walther, the owner of Oak Wealth Advisors and Randi Gillespie, Director of Special Needs Services.  Oak Wealth Advisors…

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What Are We Speaking Up For?

We are at Speak Up Speak Out!  It’s right now, November 5 in S

in Springfield, IL.  There are 522 of us here…self advocates,

supporters, folks with different abilities.    There are

some job coaches here too.  We are here to stand up for our

rights and what we…

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Disabilities In Film: Becoming Bulletproof Raises Questions At Good Pitch

Photo by James Richards

Last week, we had the privilege and honor of being invited to the first-ever Good Pitch Chicago, an amazing day-long event where celebrities can be spotted and documentary filmmakers pitch their films in hopes of getting funding. Enriching?  Yes! Enlightening? No doubt!


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