The JJs List Blog

What is Self-Advocacy?

Jenny demonstrates Self-Advocacy strategies at a No Boundaries session.

Self-Advocacy is about speaking up for what you want and need. It can be something as small as asking your supervisor for help, or requesting to not have onions on your burger at a restaurant. Self-Advocacy is…

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No Boundaries Participants Meet President Bill Clinton!

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At No Boundaries, we have daily modules that are geared towards several themes:

Independence
Communications
Self-Organization
Self Advocacy
Technology
Social Thinking
Judgement
Personal Responsibility

We go into our local community and businesses to convey these themes in real world settings so that participants can take…

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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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Unexpected Behaviors At Work

When we go to work, we expect to do the job that we have been assigned to.  It is usually pretty straightforward.  Your boss gives you a list of tasks to complete and you do them.  It’s a professional environment where you know what’s going…

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You Just Got Scammed! (A Tutorial)

You never want to hear those words.  But how do you stay safe from emails that are scams and phishing attempts?

Follow these 3 tips BEFORE you answer the email or click on the link:

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is: Emails… Read More >

 

Working As Someone On The Autism Spectrum

I am one of many adults on the Autism Spectrum.

This article is about how I picked a skill as a means for compensating for any perceived weakness in order to live a more fulfilled life.

I figured out at a very early age that I loved to…

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Which Resume Should You Have?

With or without a disability, if you want a job, you need to build your resume.  What type of resume should you have?  There are two types of resumes:

Chronological
Functional (also called Skills)

We think you need BOTH!

At No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life…

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Introducing Laurie, Our New No Boundaries Trainer!

Search, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our new No Boundaries  – Train for Work, Train for Life Trainer, Laurie Finnegan!  We had an opportunity to ask Laurie a few questions so we could all get to know her better.

1.  Start off with the line,…

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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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