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An Open Letter To the LGBT Community From JJsList.com

Dearest LGBT Community,

The people working towards disability awareness at JJsList.com would like to show solidarity with the people working towards LGBT rights in response to the momentous #SCOTUS decision to legalize Marriage Equality in all fifty states of the United States.

The simple right to live an unencumbered and…

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Beat The Summer Slowdown

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Slow-Down

Summer is typically a time to slow-down when it comes to our day-to-day routines. Its a time where we all like to take a break and rejuvenate after the long Winter months. BUT when you’re on the search for…

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Often wonder who is the voice behind Siri? Let’s meet her

06/19/15 - Uncategorized - 2 Comments

We say it often but it’s the little accessible things in life that make everything worth it.  Today, JJsList.com got a chance to speak with an individual who comprises a huge part of many of those little nuggets of accessibility.  Susan C. Bennet came out…

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Mental Illness: The Invisible Disability

When you think of the word disability, what comes to mind? A person in a wheelchair? Maybe an individual with Down syndrome? We tend to only think of those with a physical or visible disability as actually being disabled because we can see it.

Odds…

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Fine at The Fine Line

Learning to fly on your own in life can be a real challenge, especially if you have a disability.  So you would think that finding a job for someone like me would be close to impossible.  Well,  you would be wrong.  I recently got a…

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How I Helped Others By Sharing My Past

04/02/15 - Uncategorized - 4 Comments

In January,  I had one of the most amazing experiences in recent memory! I spoke about my panic disorder to a fifth grade class at my old grade school, Joseph Sears School.  I was asked to speak by the Center for Independent Futures, an organization…

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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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How I Can Put Money In Your Account

03/24/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

There is no better feeling than having money in your account. However, the feeling of knowing you’ve earned that money through hard work is even better.  Having a job that you go to every day to make an earnest living is a right that can…

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The Dress Code: What to Wear in the Workplace

03/19/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

Woohoo! You dressed well for the interview, you nailed it and got the job! That same first impression you gave the employer, who is now your boss, is the same impression you want to exude when they see you. Now, of course, depending on the…

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Motivation is Magic

Motivation is the key to a successful job search. So what does that mean for your young adult with a disability? For starters, if he or she is not motivated to work, it’s going to be a long and tough road to get to…

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