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What NOT to Talk About in the Workplace

 

The New Year is underway, and Erin Kelly, jjslist.com resident on-line Job Coach, says that now is a good time to review your social communication and social thinking practices in the workplace. There are some topics that should be off limits whether you have a disability or not….

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A Look Back on 2014

12/12/14 - Uncategorized - 2 Comments

NOTE: This post is far more enjoyable if you click “play” before reading…

As 2014 comes to an end and the No Boundaries team heads into the final weeks of December, a sense of nostalgia is rapidly consuming the hearts and minds of every staff member at 824…

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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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3 Reasons NOT to Stop Your Job Hunt During the Holidays

11/26/14 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Some people think that the holidays are a time to take a break from their job hunt. No way! This is the time to get busy. Why?  Here are three good reasons to use the Holiday time to deepen your search:

1. Great Seasonal Experience:

During the…

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3 Reasons You Need Zen Blends this Holiday Season

11/21/14 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments


1. You’re trying to get on Santa’s “Good” list:

Every tin you purchase helps the disability community, for each tin of Zen Blends is packaged by individuals with disabilities!

2. You have to go to an ugly sweater party, but you don’t want to go empty handed:

Zen…

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jjslist.com Intern Gets Published!

On the day of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind’s appearance at the Wilmette Community Recreation Center in Wilmette, Illinois, we have the pleasure of announcing that jjslist.com’s Intern, Paul, was published by the Wilmette Beacon! You can read Paul’s interview with Suskind here!

Ron Suskind

Suskind will…

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Guest Post: Finding My Zen

Meg Barnhart, Founder/Co-Creator of the zen of slow cooking, shares how she found zen in her kitchen.

 

When people asked me why I started the zen of slow cooking the first answer is simple – I was looking for an easy way to ease my “mom-guilt.”

With…

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Learning From Children With Disabilities

Cecilia Cartner—Getty Images

You should not feel bad for yourself, or pity your kids if they are born with a disability. You might just be surprised at what you can learn about true strength.

The Time.com article, “The Pain of Passing My Disability On to My Child”,…

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Missing 8-Year-Old With Autism Found At Mall

Brooklyn Venter

The search for Brooklyn Venter, an eight year old that went missing from the playground at Westfield Old Orchard Mall in Skokie for over six hours on September 25th, highlights the difficulties of finding a child with autism.

Brooklyn wandered away from his parents near…

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Evanston Charity Wine Walk & Visibility Arts Show A Success

Photo Courtesy of Kerramel Studios, Leah at Visibility Arts Show

Hundreds stood in line, September 18, 2014, during the Chicago/Dempster Charity Wine Walk in Evanston to show their support for people with disabilities by giving a $15 donation that will be divided between our No Boundaries

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