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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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Discover the True Value of Disability Awareness Trainings!

May of 2016 was an action-packed month when it comes to Disability Awareness Trainings!  After traveling to Santa Barbara to work with Toad & Co. and meeting with the Dundee Library back here in the Midwest, we turned right around and headed over to the…

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Disability Portrayal in Disney Movies

 

Hello!  My name is Abbie Volkmann, and I am proud to be the new Digital Marketing Intern here at JJsList.com!

For one of my senior research projects in college, I researched the representation of people with disabilities in Disney movies, as well as how they are…

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Farewell Laurie, Greetings Tricia!

No Boundaries – Train for Life, Train for Work prides itself on bringing a diverse and knowledgeable group of Trainers to help participants learn the skills that they need or want in order to be successful in the workplace, and in the world, after school…

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What Are Reviews for Change Workshops?

Hi! I’m Sarah, and I am the Trainer for JJsList.com Reviews for Change Workshops.

What are Reviews for Change Workshops?  Well, JJsList.com is a great way for the people with disabilities to have a voice in the community!   But to have a voice, you have to…

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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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No Boundaries Participants Knock It Out of the Park!

We are proud to announce that two of our No Boundaries participants secured competitive employment in their fields of interest! Both individuals have been working diligently to build their skills during the spring No Boundaries session.

Our Evanston-based office is a bustling center of activity with…

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