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The Importance of Public Transportation in Your Community

Sponsored by Pace Suburban Bus

Public transportation is an important part of every community – especially for people with disabilities. Here are 4 reasons why public transportation is important in your own community.

Public transit users are healthier.  It is proven that those who use public transportation…

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How To Analyze Job Postings As a Person With a Disability

When looking for jobs as a person with a disability, you want to be smart and strategic about the process.  You are interviewing a business just as much as they are interviewing you! Do your research and find out what company will be a good…

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Microsoft Takes A Strong Stance On Accessibility

Brad Smith, the President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, recently announced a new hire and strategic initiative that portends an exciting future for accessibility in Microsoft’s product offerings.

Those magical words of “culture change” towards an inclusion-oriented thought process when it comes to the development…

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Pride Mobility and Accessibility

We have a segment in our JJsList.com Disability Awareness Training sessions where we focus on accessibility for wheelchair users.  When one talks about a handicapped accessible parking spot or handicapped accessible bathroom, they’re usually innocently committing an inherently inaccurate statement.

This is not to say that…

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The Disability Awareness Players Are On A Roll

During this Summer of 2015, the JJsList.com Disability Awareness Players have been on an exciting roll of trainings.

Thanks to a grant from the Reva and David Logan Foundation and the ADA25 Chicago efforts, the Players had the opportunity to bring their message to the Brookfield…

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The Many Options Of Pace

Do you have trouble getting to where you need to go? You have a doctor’s appointment, job training or your weekly exercise class? Never worry about getting to where you need to be. Pace Suburban Bus is quick, convenient and consistent.

Fixed Route

The Pace fixed route…

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Pace Gets You To Where You Need To Go

For persons with disabilities, the thought of taking public transportation can be daunting and even scary.  In fact, almost 30 percent of persons with disabilities who do not leave their homes, choose not to leave because of fear or difficulties around taking public transportation.

Pace is…

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Workplace Accommodation is Not a One-Way Street

It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and there are lots of conversations about the kind of progress that has been made in integrating individuals with disabilities into the workplace.  But there are also many conversations underway about how much work we…

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JJsList.com and Search, Inc. March In Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade

On an overcast Saturday morning that was being praised for not being 95 degrees and humid, a rowdy band of JJsList.com and Search, Inc. staffers, friends, and Disability Awareness Players gathered at Plymouth Court and Van Buren to get ready for Chicago’s 12th annual Disability Pride Parade.  You…

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