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Is It Time For Your School or Organization to Get Trained?

Thanks to a grant from New Trier Township, the Disability Awareness Players will take our popular 5 Disability Awareness Training to your school or organization (in New Trier Township only) FREE!

Do you want your students and teachers to be comfortable and appropriate in communicating with students who…

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Interested in Being a Part of the Community?

On July 26, the 26th anniversary of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was celebrated. The event  increased disability awareness, and efforts to raise inclusion even more are still in effect, mostly due to many leaders such as the ones that participate in the ADA Advancing…

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Have You Heard About the DEI?

Hi Disability Advocates!  If you haven’t heard of the Disability Equality Index(DEI), you should know about it. We are here to break it down for you:

What is the DEI?  It stands for the Disability Equality Index, and it’s a survey created by a group of business…

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My First Few Weeks at JJslist.com

I have now been at JJ’s List.com for four weeks, and it’s been a great experience for me. I’ve really enjoyed learning more ways to connect with the world, as well as how to use different ways of sharing information that I didn’t even hear…

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Walking the Streets of Disability Pride

Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade is on Saturday, July 23, 2016, stepping off promptly at 11 a.m.  Hooray!

What does Disability Pride mean to me?  It means being proud to be yourself without fear of being judged.  Being willing to stand up for who you are.  Being…

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Is it Time for Your Agency or School to Hop on the Bus to Independence?

Here at JJslist.com, we believe that you have to be able to get around your community if you are going to be a part of your community.

That’s why we’ve partnered with Pace Suburban Bus to lead workshops for agencies and schools that help individuals with…

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No Boundaries Creates Best Practice Model for ComEd Energy Force

If you haven’t heard yet that Illinois is an Employment First State, then please allow us to be the first to tell you:  If you are an adult with a developmental or intellectual disability in Illinois, then the first goal of any state-funded services you…

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Abbie’s Internship at JJsList.com

I have now been at JJ’s List.com for two weeks, and it’s been a great experience for me. I’ve really enjoyed learning more ways to connect with the world, as well as how to use different ways of sharing information that I didn’t even hear…

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Tips for Riding Public Transportation

Sponsored by Pace Suburban Bus

Public transportation gives people with disabilities the freedom and independence to get to where they need to go, easily. One very important benefit of taking Pace Suburban Bus’ fixed route service is safety. The accessibility features and the helpful drivers keep…

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Disability Awareness Training at Toad & Co. in Santa Barbara

 

The JJsList.com Disability Awareness Players are always seeking ways to break through barriers and push our own expectations further than ever!

 

On Monday, May 16th, we went even further!  Toad & Co., based in Santa Barbara, California, recruited the team to travel out west for a…

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