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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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Guest Blog: How the Disability Awareness Players Can Help Your Business

We all know JJsList.com is a boon for businesses that treat the public, customers, and patrons with disabilities with respect. By registering on JJ’sList, your business positions itself as a company that is friendly and helpful to people with disabilities, their caregivers, friends and family…

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Google Announces Improvements to Mobile Apps

Google has announced that they will add new features to their applications, and it’s a big one in terms of disability awareness. New accessibility features will be added to the mobile versions of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android and iOS. These include larger…

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Goalball: A Collegiate Sport for Athletes with Disabilities

There aren’t many opportunities for students with disabilities to play intercollegiate sports. For people with visual impairments, it’s nearly impossible to pursue their athletic dreams once they go off to college. However, the University of California-Berkeley is changing that.

Disability Scoop recently published a story about…

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So Your Employee Has a Job Coach. Now What?

As a manager, you have a lot to deal with on a daily basis,  so when your employee with a disability has a Job Coach, you might ask, “Do I have to deal with this too?”

The answer: Job Coaches are independent from your new employee….

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Pace’s Fixed Route Bus Service

Need to get a head start on your holiday shopping? Pace Bus can help! Jump on Pace’s fixed bus route service and get to your holiday shopping destination without the hassle.

Fixed route service gives you the freedom you want, at the times you need. With…

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EEOC Expands Pregnancy-Related Disability Protections

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated their policy on pregnancy and pregnancy-related disability. Our stance? If it helps reduce workplace discrimination, we’re all for these new guidelines. The EEOC recently clarified many of the protections already established by federal law, and the new guidelines also…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 24, So What?

The Americans with Disabilities Act, signed on July 26, 1990, forced businesses to be compliant. However, as we’re celebrating, lets remember that there’s still work to be done. Often, when I hear about what is and isn’t ADA compliant, it’s often from a business owner…

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