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Back to School

School started this week for many of you, and now is the perfect time for students and teachers to become disability aware. We at JJsList.com collaborated with Chicago Public Schools and Karl Productions to create a short video titled Disability Awareness: Students with Disabilities Teach Educators,  in…

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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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JJ’slist.com Is In The News!

 

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Last week, we at JJslist.com got TV time when local news station WGN Chicago broadcast a story about our work to build disability awareness. The story featured interviews with a few of our staff members, and a clip from our work…

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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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Happy Birthday to ComEd Energy Force!

Search, Inc., recently joined ComEd’s President and CEO, Anne Pramaggiore, along with many local and State leaders to celebrate the 5th Birthday of the ComEd Energy Force Program.  Many of you already know that Illinois is now an “Employment First State.”  That means that if you…

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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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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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