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  • Home and Community-Based Services Can’t Wait
    Thursday, October 7, 2021, 11:27 AM
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    Home and Community-Based Services Can’t Wait

    Thursday, October 7, 2021, 11:27 AM

    I have Muscular Dystrophy which requires full care for all activities of daily living. Through home …

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  • Mature Workers: Hire for the Attitude, Train for the Skill
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10:05 AM
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    Mature Workers: Hire for the Attitude, Train for the Skill

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10:05 AM

     An interview with Crystal Odom-McKinney, National Director of Senior Community Service Employment P…

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    Listen Today: How an Advocate Saw Her Future as a Young Person with a Disability

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 11:09 AM

    My 15-year-old author friend Anja Herrman, a.k.a. DJ Mermaid, is going to be on WBEZ, Chicago Public…

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  • The Makings of an Accessible Vacation Resort Experience
    Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 2:25 PM
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    The Makings of an Accessible Vacation Resort Experience

    Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 2:25 PM

    My family makes it a priority to take a vacation together every year. Some vacations are smaller (Wi…

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  • Caregivers Deserve Better
    Friday, August 27, 2021, 12:59 PM
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    Caregivers Deserve Better

    Friday, August 27, 2021, 12:59 PM

    Our son Gus was born in 1986 with significant physical and developmental disabilities. He lived at h…

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