All Carol's Reviews
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Starbucks (6 years, 5 months ago)

Can't read their menu! Starbucks needs to make a list of the tea selections offered that they can hand to the customer. I cannot see the small print on their... Read More >
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Bank of America Theatre (6 years, 5 months ago)

Went to see Book of Mormon at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. We were impressed with the quality of the two sign language interpreters who acted out the... Read More >
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Spacca Napoli (7 years, 3 months ago)

Great service, authentic Napoli pizzas, decent wine list, great private party room that seats 20 at one long table. Very accommodating... Bending over backwards to help make our experience a... Read More >
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Northbrook Theatre (7 years, 7 months ago)

Northbrook Theatre in the Northbrook Leisure Center has been the location for The Cove School theatre productions for many years now. It's a very convenient location, with decent parking, helpful... Read More >
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Citicare Inc. (8 years, 3 months ago)

Consistently late! Not a good way to teach punctuality and responsibility, particularly for students with special needs. Today, late again and noticed the driver speeding down the street to make... Read More >
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Pace Suburban Bus (8 years, 9 months ago)

I have to say that I am surprised when I read this previous review's experience, because my interactions with Pace have been very positive. I have found the bus drivers... Read More >
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Forrest's Duxler (8 years, 10 months ago)

Duxler has THE BEST customer service... period. I recently pulled in for gas (always full serve, at no additional cost) and spoke to one of the guys about a wierd... Read More >
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Fresh Market (9 years, 3 months ago)

I agree with the previous reviewers-- Fresh Market in Wilmette has employees who go out of their way to help people with disabilities. Last week, a customer came into the... Read More >
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Strength Time Slow Movement Personal Training (9 years, 3 months ago)

I noticed that two of the Strength Time franchise locations have clients with disabilities (Kenilworth and Highland Park). Since the fitness center is designed to be very low key, with... Read More >
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Moretti's Ristorante (9 years, 5 months ago)

As a parent of a teenager with a disability, my "disability awareness" antennae are often engaged when I'm out in the community. I recently observed several groups of individuals with... Read More >
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Botanic Gardens (9 years, 5 months ago)

I took a brief walk around the Botanic Gardens last week and in the short time I was there, I observed several disabilitiy friendly practices. There was a young man... Read More >
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Eggemeyer and Graham Orthodontics (9 years, 8 months ago)

I wholeheartedly recommend Eggemeyer and Graham Orthodontics in Wilmette. I am so impressed that they treat my teenage son like the independent, budding adult that he is. Even during our... Read More >
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The Cove School (9 years, 8 months ago)

I agree with RaeRae about Cove School. My son is completing his 7th year there and has benefitted greatly from this school. Small class sizes, full range of activities/clubs/teams/fine art... Read More >
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Special Gifts Theatre (9 years, 8 months ago)

Last Sunday, I attended the 10th anniversary performance at Special Gifts Theatre. The production was H.S. Musical and I just couldn't resist writing this list to share my positive feedback... Read More >
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Prairie Moon (10 years, 1 month ago)

I attended a large event at Prairie Moon which included many guests with disabilities, including my son. On more than one occasion, I noticed the wait staff was welcoming and... Read More >
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303 Taxi (10 years, 2 months ago)

I have mixed feelings about 303 Taxi. Our school district contracted with 303 and my son used the school services division for 6 years. I had issues with some of... Read More >
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Piven Theatre Workshop (10 years, 2 months ago)

I just signed my son up for his second session at Piven Theatre in Evanston. The class sizes are small, the environment is very accepting, and the type of theatre... Read More >
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Ridgeview Grill (10 years, 5 months ago)

I agree with the previous reviewer. Ridgeview Grill was one of the first "sit down restaurants" to which I took my disabled son. This was many years ago, before they... Read More >
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Northbrook Library (10 years, 5 months ago)

Although I am not a resident of Northbrook, I am very impressed with the facility and will continue to come to the Northbrook Library. I recently attended an instructional seminar... Read More >
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Glenview Public Library (10 years, 5 months ago)

Regarding the Glenview library, I hear they have "video game nights" on some Saturdays, beginning at around 5 p.m. including food. This was highly recommended by another parent of a... Read More >
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Special Gifts Theatre (10 years, 5 months ago)

My son participated in Special Gifts Theatre for many years and grew so much as a result of these experiences. This group works hard to provide support and training for... Read More >
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Potbelly Sandwich Works (10 years, 7 months ago)

I agree with "ymom" about Potbelly. This was one of the first places we went to teach my son how to order and pay for food by himself. The workers... Read More >
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Roman Room Hair & Skin Care (10 years, 8 months ago)

Great guys, will take the time to get to know your family member with a disability; very small, casual and could probably handle a very anxious customer.... suggest giving them... Read More >
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Six Flags Great America (10 years, 8 months ago)

Our family has had a great experience with Six Flags Great America for the past six or seven years. Visit the guest services office upon arriving at the park to... Read More >
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Glenbrook Eye Associates - Dr. Minou Colis (10 years, 8 months ago)

My son saw Dr. Colis when he accidentally got a small shard of metal in his eye. She doesn't know it and she doesn't "bill herself" as this, but Dr... Read More >
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Mrs. D's Wilmette Diner (10 years, 8 months ago)

Great place, super friendly staff, often visited by the owner and treated with respect. This will be one of our "practice sites" for our son's adventure into the community (solo). Read More >
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Pine Dental Care (10 years, 8 months ago)

Both of my kids have been going to Pine Dental Care for years! Dr. Hijawi was our first dentist and she was recommended to us specifically because she is not... Read More >
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Jewel Foods (10 years, 8 months ago)

My 14 year old son has been learning how to grocery shop at the Jewel on Green Bay in Wilmette. One of the deli counter workers has been particularly helpful..... Read More >