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FREE Reviews for Change Workshops!

Posted by on August 6, 2018 - 0 Comments

By Sarah Armour, JJsList.com Business Assistant, Reviews for Change Trainer, & Self-Advocate

We at JJsList.com are so excited to announce that we are offering free Reviews for Change Workshops to agencies and organizations interested in teaching clients with disabilities a new way to self-advocate.

Reviews for Change Workshops teach individuals with disabilities how to use JJsList.com to advocate for more disability-aware customer service. Through the use of colorful picture tools and interactive exercises, we teach individuals about different types of businesses, define disability awareness, and explain what disability aware customer service looks like. The Reviews for Change Workshops are fun and interactive for everyone involved!

JJsList.com is a review website, similar to Yelp.com and Angie’s List – with an important difference. JJsList.com is completely focused on disability awareness. Reviews on JJsList.com rate whether a business is flexible, accessible, respectful and accommodating to patrons with disabilities.

Sarah explaining what we mean by disability features

As the Reviews for Change Workshop Trainer, and a person with a disability, I know how important it is to be a self-advocate. This is why I am passionate about teaching people with disabilities how to post reviews on JJsList.com. I believe it is essential for people with disabilities to speak up about their experiences at local businesses. It is important to acknowledge and thank businesses that provide great customer service. Equally important is giving feedback to businesses that are not properly serving their customers with disabilities.

Using JJsList.com as a self-advocacy tool

Posting reviews allows individuals to bring about change in their community! People with disabilities represent billions of dollars of buying power. Posting a review helps people with disabilities tell the business community how they can better serve ALL of their customers.

By reviewing an experience at a business, you are ensuring that your voice matters. Take it from me: when you post a review on JJsList.com, it feels empowering and it helps businesses be more disability-aware.

 

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