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Disability:IN Chicagoland is Illinois’ only business-to-business association that promotes disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain. Disability:IN Chicagoland is the local affiliate of Disability:IN.

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Online Resource: Digital Accessibility & Remote Work Platforms

Posted in: News
August 6th, 2020

Disability:IN Chicagoland, partnered with Comcast to host a July 22nd webinar on Digital Accessibility & Remote Work Platforms. Ninety-five participants registered to learn from Robin Jones, Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, about the accessibility features of the various video conferencing platforms we rely on including: Microsoft Teams; Zoom; Goto Meetings; Webex; Facebook Live;…

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Online Resource: Supporting the Mental Health of Your Remote Workers

Posted in: News
May 28th, 2020

On Tuesday, May 12th, Disability:IN Chicagoland, in partnership with CDW, hosted an online discussion on Supporting the Mental Health of Your Remote Workforce. We had about 100 attendees participate in this conversation led by Kasey Franco, Director of Training & Education, at the National Alliance on Mental Illness Chicago (NAMI) to share ideas and strategies to…

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COVID-19 Resource List

COVID-19 Resource List

Posted in: News
May 26th, 2020

With offices closing and the shift to a remote workforce, many companies are experiencing new challenges in supporting their teams, especially those workers with disabilities. Online work platforms create new opportunities for flexibility but also can be isolating to individuals accustomed to working in teams. As our partners work to support and respond to the…

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Thresholds, a nonprofit agency, is one of the oldest and largest providers of recovery services for persons with mental illnesses and substance use disorders in Illinois. Since 1959, Thresholds has assisted people with mental illnesses to reclaim their lives and live independently. Thresholds offers 30 innovative programs throughout Chicago, the suburbs, and nine surrounding counties.…

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Sustaining Partners

Sustaining Partners: Allstate, Argosy University, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, BMO Harris Bank, CAI Autism2Work Practice, CDW, Comcast, Deloitte, Discover Financial Services, EY, Grainger, Grant Thronton, Horizon, Hyatt, inQuest, KPMG, Manpower, Northern Trust, and Walgreens.

Executive Partners

Executive Partners: Baxter and Sidley