The JJs List Blog

D-blogger of the month: Katrina Moody at Kat’s Cafe


Honest, relatable and beautifully written. That’s how I’d describe Kat’s Cafe, a blog by Katrina Moody, mother of 3 boys who are all on the autism spectrum and share a rare disorder Rieger Syndrome. Kat takes us on a journey of words and paints a…

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Review Contest 2011

Hey Disability Marketplace.  Put your mouth where your money is and tell businesses what you think of their disability-aware service this holiday season.  Through December 31st the reviewer who impresses the JJ’s List team of cool judges with the most and best reviews will win a $50 Amazon…

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8 examples of useful reviews

As the year is coming to a close, we at JJ’s List have been reaching out to you, our treasured reviewers, to find out how your experience on our site has been. One of the things we heard back was that it’s not always obvious to…

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Hire Learning

12/02/11 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

JJ was recently featured as a guest blogger on ThinkBeyondTheLabel.com where she wrote about the most effective way to get businesses to pay attention to the disability marketplace and open their doors to hiring people with disabilities.

“It will take a serious coming together of the…

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High School, ELS and Special Olympics

11/29/11 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

A close friend of mine on cross country inspired me to get involved with ELS and Special Olympics at New Trier. She was the cross-country captain, and has a remarkable strength of character and is a true leader. She was on the ELS board and…

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D-Blogger of the month: The Autism Pundit

Dr. Sabrina Freeman, the Autism Pundit

Author of three books on Autism – Teach Me Language, Science for Sale in the Autism Wars, and The Complete Guide to Autism Treatments (2011) – and mother of a daughter with Autism, Dr. Sabrina Freeman writes regularly, and honestly, about…

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Lessons from the ADA Conference.

Laura at the ADA Conference

On Thursday, October 27, JJ and I attended a conference in Chicago on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The conference talks were given by government officials and focused on legal updates to the ADA. The Americans with Disabilities Act, first…

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Shiny new JJ’s List Video!

11/04/11 - Videos - 1 Comment

If you missed out on the premiere of our brand new video at our 2nd Annual Bridge Builder Benefit, here’s your chance to check it out. Take a look at the work we’ve been passionately doing at JJ’s List together….

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Just when you thought you knew how to listen.

In this great talk featured on TED.com, allow Evelyn Glennie, a Grammy Award-winning percussionist who lost all her hearing by age 12, to show you a new way to listen to music.

“Evelyn Glennie is simply a phenomenon of a performer.”

– New York Times    …

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Running for Autism

10/05/11 - Events - 4 Comments

Tim is a JJ’s List volunteer. In this entry, he shares what it was like to train for and run in the 5K race at the Rally for Autism this year.

On August 13, 2011, I participated in a 5k Run at the Rally for Autism….

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