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Recent News

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.

Register to Vote at RIC on 9-17 and 9-25
Reviewed July 2014
Equip for Equality will conduct a voter registration drive for persons who need to register to vote for the first time or to change their location because they have moved. The two registrations will be held from 10 am to 1 pm in the lobby of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL.

RIC Aphasia Classes - Fall 2014 Session
Reviewed August 2014
New aphasia classes -- Book Club, Conversation Group, Finance and Gentle Yoga -- Registration is now open!

Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation
Reviewed April 2014
People with disabilities can enjoy sailing with the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation!

Recent Resources

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.

MyLVAD
Reviewed June 2014
Resource for persons living with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD).

Federal Agencies Launch Pain Research Database
Reviewed June 2014
Pain research information is now in one easy-to-use database that was launched by six federal agencies.



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