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Recent News

RIC MS Support Group Meeting May 25
Event Date: May 25, 2016
Join us for a presentation by:
Dr. James A. Sliwa, Physiatrist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

RIC Aphasia Day is June 12
Event Date: Sunday, June 12
A full day of connections for people with aphasia, families, and friends.

Aphasia Classes for Spring/Summer 2016 at RIC
Reviewed April 2016
The classes run from May 5 through June 30, 2016

Access Chicago Slated for July 13, 2016
Reviewed March 2016
The Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities will host Access Chicago at Navy Pier on July 13, 2016.

Do You Use an Assistive Device?
Reviewed March 2016
If you use an assistive device, please consider taking this brief survey. University of Illinois researchers are studying why and how people use assistive technology devices.

Recent Resources

Air Travel: Ambulance/Medical Flight
May 2016

What People Really Want: 5 Secrets to Successful Negotiating
May 9, 2016

College Guide for Students with Disabilities
Reviewed May 2016
This free article from Best Colleges offers points to keep in mind when exploring colleges.

Managing Your Asthma - Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Reviewed April 2016
The CDC website provides information on diagnosis, treatment, and management of asthma with downloads and videos.

Access Elevator
Reviewed April 2016
Access Elevator provides ramps and other mobility equipment for homes in Illinois and Wisconsin.

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