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Healing Art -- RIC Patient Exhibition
Reviewed September 2014
This free art exhibition at the Adler School showcases artists who have participated in RIC art therapy services and continue to make art in the process of healing and rehabilitation.

Northwestern Parkinson’s Disease Family Symposium
Reviewed September 2014
“Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease,” the Northwestern University Annual Patient and Family Symposium, will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 251 E. Huron St., Chicago. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Mobility Works Expo and Conference
Reviewed September 2014
The Fourth Annual Mobility Expo and Conference will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., TInley Park, IL.

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness
Reviewed September 2014
September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Here are the resources we are featuring this month.

“LIfe Itself” Features Roger Ebert’s Life
Reviewed August 2014
“Life Itself,” a documentary movie about the life of movie critic Roger Ebert, is now in movie theaters across the country. It is featured in a FacingDisability.com blog on a website that Thea Flaum, producer of the famed Ebert-Siskel television show, created to provide videos of individuals who are affected by disabilities.

Recent Resources

Reviewed September 2014
Dare2Tri provides opportunities for persons with physical disabilities or visual impairments to develop skills in the sport of paratriathlon.

Guide on Accessibility Standards for Federal Outdoor Developed Areas
Reviewed September 2014
The U. S. Access Board has issued a guide with detailed specifications on ways that the federal government can develop accessible outdoor recreational sites, including trails and camping areas, picnic facilities, viewing areas toilet and bathing facilities, and beach access routes.

Cancer Support Center
Reviewed September 2014
The Cancer Support Center provides a variety of programs, events, wellness activities for the mind, body, and spirit, and counseling for families who are affected by cancer.

Spinal Cord Injury Video Blog
Reviewed September 2014
This global spinal cord injury video blog provides information on how individuals can do their daily life and recreational activities by watching videos of others who have a similar injury level, same gender, and similar medical condition.

Aphasia Journeys - A loss of WORDS, not INTELLIGENCE
Reviewed July 2014
Performed by members of the popular aphasia classes run by the RIC Center for Aphasia Research and Treatment, this video explores what it means to have aphasia. Through the metaphor of an “aphasia journey,” performers write and speak about the experience of aphasia.

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