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No Boundaries and Local Bakery ‘Flour’ish!

We always have cause to celebrate when a hard-working Search-No Boundaries participant gets a job. This time it feels personal because the employer, Hewn Artisan Bread, is a local business that has been building its disability awareness through direct, business-to-business contact with JJsList.com.  They are…

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Tips On What To Do In a Car Accident, Part 2

09/15/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

In part one of this series, we talked about what happens in the immediate aftermath of a vehicular accident and offered some tips on what everybody can do to ensure a safe environment for both individuals with disabilities and anybody else involved.

But what happens next?…

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Tips On What To Do In A Car Accident, Part 1

09/03/15 - Uncategorized - 2 Comments

Some days life hits you like a Mack truck and you just have to pick yourself up and keep on trucking.  Other days, a Mack truck actually does rear end you.  This two-part article discusses what happens during and after a vehicular accident.

When accidents happen…

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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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Matthew On The Job

I like vacation but I love to work the most. I work at Lou Malnati’s, an Italian restaurant in Evanston, Illinois. I work in the kitchen on Wednesdays and host during the weekends.  I also work at Walmart as a Sales Associate. In my role…

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My Experience at No Boundaries – By Melissa

When I first got to No Boundaries I thought it was like a store or something with people who are my age.  The co-workers I work with are nice.  When I started working here the first time I was nervous because this was my first…

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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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The Thought Process Of A Deaf Man Going To The Movies

My wife and I have just moved to the suburbs and, predictably, we’re feeling verklempt about moving out of the city.  Besides needing to find new hobbies, we’re seeking out our local watering spots and movie theaters.

As an individual who is profoundly deaf, going to…

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What Is The Difference Between Person-First and Identity-First Language?

In the world of Disability Awareness training, there are several main themes that are addressed.  Many of these themes are designed, to state the obvious, to raise awareness of the issues that individuals with disabilities face on a daily basis.  The goal is to allow…

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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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