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1 month ago
Can you spare a minute to help Tabitha Boshears?

The ADA does not discriminate against breeds, neither should Delta!

Prompt Delta to Repeal Their Breed Ban

1 month ago

Have a wonderful July 4th everyone - Disability Resource Center will be closed but we'll be back open at 8:30 on the 5th!

1 month ago
Empowerment Event 2018 - Kick Up Your (W)Heels! - Disability Resource Center

Oh NO!! Haven't got your "Kick Up Your Wheels" tickets yet??
Lucky for you - we've EXTENDED the deadline to Sunday July 1st! Don't put it off again - Buy your tickets online NOW ... See more

Fundraiser for Disability Resource Center Thursday, July 12th ◊ 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm ◊ Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Who: Disability …

1 month ago
People With Disabilities Aren’t Entitled to the Minimum Wage

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act - however, the provision for the 14c subminimum wage certificates still needs to be phased out. Learn more here: ... See more

Antiquated labor laws treat people with disabilities as second-tier employees.

1 month ago
Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone -- Home Page

What great news!

United States v. Louisiana

On June 6, the Department of Justice settled its investigation of Louisiana’s inappropriate use of nursing facilities to serve people with mental ... See more

The ADA Home Page provides access to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations for businesses and State and local governments, technical assistance materials, ADA Standards for Accessible ... See more

1 month ago
Olmstead: From the Case Toward Real Transformation

June 22 marks the 19th anniversary of the Olmstead Supreme Court decision. The story of the Olmstead case begins with two women...learn more here:
https://youtu.be/oezulXzBt2k

This is the story of Olmstead v. LC and the unfinished changes it began. Olmstead is the most important U.S. Supreme Court decision for people with disabilit...

1 month ago
Chicago Zoological Society - Home

A big "thank you" to Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo for their generous donation to our fundraiser! Visit them today at:
https://www.czs.org/Chicago-Zoological-Society/Home.aspx

2 months ago

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Disability Resource Center will be closed tomorrow. We will open Monday, June 18th at 8:30.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Missy Martin
Executive Director

2 months ago

A HUGE BBQ "Thank You" to our newest sponsor: Providence Bank & Trust! They are providing generous support through The Providence Bank & Trust Stewardship Program, helping organizations (like ours!) ... See more