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Lincoln Elementary School Gets Disability-Awareness Trained

As part of National Disability Employment Awareness month, the Disability Awareness Players  took a Disability Awareness Training to future business leaders and hiring managers at the Lincoln Elementary School in Highland Park, IL. The students were very engaged, and seemed to enjoy the experience.  “I will remember all of it…

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There’s “Energy” in Disability Awareness Training

ComEd is talking the talk and walking the walk of disability awareness.  Not only does the company run the cool Energy Force program, last week they hosted the Disability Awareness Players at their Oakbrook Terrace headquarters for a Disability Awareness Training.  The participants were very…

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New Hop on the Bus Workshop

Last Thursday we did a Hop on the Bus Workshop with the Glenbrook South Transition High School. The students and teacher were very engaged. The students seem to know a lot of questions we asked. There were 10 students and 5 staff members in the…

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Check Out Our New Category!

As many of you know, one of the goals of jjslist.com is to encourage businesses  such as Adler University, Barrington Public Library, Baxter Healthcare, and Brookfield Zoo to become more disability friendly, both towards their customers and employees. And now, we’ve made it even easier…

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Special Open House and Arts Show

Mark your calendar for September 29 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm for Search 360, a special Open House and Visibility Arts Show.  JJsList.com is just one of several social enterprise that is part of Search, Inc., a longstanding provider of services to adults with developmental and intellectual…

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Two New Organizations Receive Disability Awareness Training

On Friday 9/16, several of our Disability Awareness Players led not one, but TWO more organizations in Disability Awareness Training sessions! Thank you to our friends at Search, Inc. and Glenside Library for participating in our program!

Do you know or represent a business or organization…

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Let’s Let the Dogs Out

Service with a smile is taken literally when service dogs come into play or work.  Since dogs are man’s and woman’s best friend, you can’t go wrong choosing them.  When I was given this topic, I remembered my good friend Kate Dolan has Oscar, a…

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Who are the Disability Awareness Players?

We are a group of experts in disability, because we have disabilities!  And we are looking for new Players.

Since 2009, The JJsList.com Disability Awareness Players have helped others feel great about serving and employing the fastest growing minority in the country…people with disabilities.  We have trained…

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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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