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Recent News

Exploration Dance Performance
Reviewed February 2017
Exploration, an evening of dance featuring people of all abilities, will take place the weekend of March 24 at Links Hall, 3111 N. Western Av., Chicago.

Affordable Care Act (ACA) News from the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative
Reviewed February 2017
National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative has links to review possible replacements to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Winter Survival Tips from the National Parkinson Foundation
Reviewed December 2016
From fall prevention to depression prevention, these tips from the NPF offer good advice for everyone this winter season.

Aphasia Classes for Spring 2017 at RIC
Reviewed December 2016
The classes run from January 12 to April 6, 2017.

2016 Paralympics - See the Results
Reviewed September 2016
The 2016 Rio Paralympics have ended, but you can see the results here.

Recent Resources

Medicare and You - 2017 edition
Reviewed February 2017
The official US government Medicare handbook in a convenient download (pdf)

Access to Care for Rural People with Disabilities Toolkit
Reviewed January 2017
This toolkit provides rural communities with the information, strategies, resources, and other important materials that could be helpful in implementing a program to improve access to care for people with disabilities. 

How to Ask for Help
Reviewed December 2016
Medical journalist Terry Murray offers these practical tips for how to be a good caregiver and also how to ask for help if you need assistance.

Aphasia Classes for Winter 2017 at RIC
Reviewed December 2016
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Center for Aphasia Research and Treatment offers a variety of classes from January 12 to April 6, 2017 for persons with aphasia.

Exercise with Limb Loss
Reviewed December 2016
This DVD covers exercises for those with amputations or other limb loss.

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