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5 Things Every Business Should Know About Service Animals

Service animals are not pets. Often businesses think by posting a “No Pets” sign in their establishment they are exempt from allowing service animals in to their business. This sign does not apply to service animals.
Papers are not legally required for service animals. Business owners… Read More >

 

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

As the Digital Marketing and Community Engagement Manager at jjslist.com, 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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Oak Wealth Advisors at JJ's List

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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Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Photo by Matt Mansueto Photography

Duxler Complete Auto Care is changing the nature of “business as usual” when it comes to disability awareness.

Duxler received the “jjslist.com Disability-Aware Business Seal Of Approval” Thursday, October 10, 2013, during a Disability Awareness Training for businesses….

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People With Disabilities Educate Teachers

Chicago Public Schools Gets Advice From People With Disabilities

When Chicago Public Schools asked us to help them with a disability awareness training for their elementary and middle school staff, we jumped at the chance!  From our experience as the creators of the jjslist.com Disability Awareness…

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Jewel Osco Store

Customer Service Fail: Jewel Osco’s new cart-to-car service backfires

Following the new management takeover, Jewel Osco now has a new mandatory service that means your bagger will accompany you and your cart out to your vehicle, whether you want it or not.

Sure, it’s a great perk to have if you’ve got too many bags…

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Terry and Beth Kiely at Om on the Range Yoga Studio in Chicago

Disability Friendly Yoga: Om on the Range

Disability Friendly Yoga: Sheila Fox Tam’s story and tips on practice as a hearing impaired yoga student.

Beth and Terry Kiely, owners of Om on the Range

I started practicing at ‘Om on the Range’ over 10 years ago after giving birth to my first child. I…

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Lessons we can learn from Steppenwolf Theatre

When Jake Joehl, our social media assistant who is blind, returned from a trip to Steppenwolf Theatre, he could not stop raving about what a wonderful experience he had had there. But wait, you might wonder, how could a person who is blind possibly enjoy…

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A Big Store with Lots of Heart

This post was written for the JJ’s List blog by guest blogger Celene Peurye.

Quietly, without publicity or a cause-related marketing campaign, without a voting contest, this major fashion department store is helping individuals with disabilities and their families in a personal, meaningful way.

My son has…

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3 lessons in disability-awareness we can all learn

When David Kreiman, the Executive VP at Glenview State Bank, wrote a response to a jjslist.com review, he delivered a fine example disability-awareness.

He took the time to investigate the issue mentioned, rectify it, and write personally to the reviewer to thank her for bringing it…

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