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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Metra investigates how woman was caught in train door - Chicago Breaking News

Metra investigates how woman was caught in train door - Chicago Breaking News
March 3, 2011; women attempting to board a 'Metra' train got her arm and cane caught...
Chicago Tribune-Richard Wronski reporter

LifeMyWay shares personal disability stories

Clout St: Daley: We're a 'country of whiners'

Clout St: Daley: We're a 'country of whiners'
March 03, 2011; Retiring Mayor Daley speaking at Wheaton College...

Easter Seals Project ACTION: Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation

Easter Seals Project ACTION: Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation
March 2011 - Promoting universal access to transportation for people with disabilities..

The Institute on Disability and Human Development

The Institute on Disability and Human Development
Univ of ILL at Chicago; March 2011; Explore news, programs, services...

Stop threatened cuts to Sustainable Communities Initiative — Metropolitan Planning Council

Stop threatened cuts to Sustainable Communities Initiative — Metropolitan Planning Council
March 3, 2011 - Chicago and surrounding Counties- more info at Link; link to look up and contact legislators to support...

Chicago Lighthouse Hosts 2011 Illinois Braille Challenge March 5th - PR.com

Chicago Lighthouse Hosts 2011 Illinois Braille Challenge March 5th - PR.com
Dozens of students who are blind from all over the state will ....

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Illinois updates financially cloudy health reform plans

Illinois updates financially cloudy health reform plans
MEDILL Reports; Chicago; March 02,2011

United States Access Board

United States Access Board
A Federal Agency Committed to Accessible Design; Homepage; People with Disabilities..

A Pivotal Moment: GO TO 2040 -- Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

A Pivotal Moment: GO TO 2040 -- Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
March 2011; Explore One of the Worlds Great Economic Centers; to keep our Communities Strong..

Voluntary Emergency Registry For People With Disabilities & Seniors In Chicago

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center March 2011;
Calender of Events; Many Free Events Daily; Explore the website....

Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares Rx

Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares Rx 2011
Apply On-Line for Illinois Circuit Breaker; Link...

Chicago Lighthouse | The Chicago Lighthouse

Chicago Lighthouse The Chicago Lighthouse
March 2011, Explore website for services, events, programs...

City of Chicago :: MOPD's March Calendar of Events

City of Chicago :: MOPD's March Calendar of Events
Mayors Office for People with Disabilities March 2011

Center for Independent Living plans Trivia Night - DailyHerald.com

Center for Independent Living plans Trivia Night - DailyHerald.com
DuPage Center for Independent Living - 03/02/11 Story by Daily Herald...

DisabilitySurvey : Frequently Asked Questions

DisabilitySurvey : Frequently Asked Questions
State of Illinois Disability Hiring Survey..

The Arc of Illinois

The Arc of Illinois
Advacates Protest Cuts to IL Disability Services..

Medicaid Reform Will Test State | Progress Illinois

Medicaid Reform Will Test State Progress Illinois
March 2, 2011 IL Medicaid Reform will Test State and People with Disabilities...

DHS: Illinois Department of Human Services

DHS: Illinois Department of Human Services
Home Page; Explore Services and Programs for People with Disabilities..

Revised ADA Regulations Implementing Title II and Title III

Revised ADA Regulations Implementing Title II and Title III
On MARCH 15, 2011; integrated Text shown in BOLD TYPEFACE; DOJ Link for info...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary | Official Movie Site

See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary Official Movie Site
Homepage; This a just good entertainment, and emotional, and funny...

Disability Scoop - Developmental Disability News

Disability Scoop - Developmental Disability News March 1, 2011
Oprah Taps Man with Cerebral Palsy to Host New Show, Debate Over Institutions Flares as Feds Seek Comment; plus much more...

Metra, Union Pacific Upgrade Safety Systems | NBC Chicago

Metra, Union Pacific Upgrade Safety Systems NBC Chicago
March 1, 2011. Chicago Area - Flashing Signs and Voice Recordings will warn of incoming trains..
People with Disabilities need to support/advocate for expansion for the entire Metra System..

2 Investigators: Stray Voltage Dangers - Yahoo! News

2 Investigators: Stray Voltage Dangers - Yahoo! News
March 1, 2011 Chicago's Electrictricity Sidewalks...CBS2 Investigates..

Hate Crimes Against People With Disabilities Exist | Smart Journalism. Real Solutions. Miller-McCune.

Hate Crimes Against People With Disabilities Exist Smart Journalism. Real Solutions. Miller-McCune.
March 01, 2011 Please read this important story...
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