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Recent News

Winter Adaptive Activities Program at RIC Fitness
Event Date: January 25, 2017
Adaptive Adventures will present a program on how persons with disabilities can become involved in winter adaptive sports at the RIC Fitness Center, 541 N. Fairbanks Ct., at 12 Noon on Wednesday, January 25. Contact 312-238-5001 if you have questions.

RIC MS Support Group Meeting January 18
Event Date: January 18, 2017
Join us for a presentation on “What is Resilience and How Can it Address the Challenges of MS?”

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.

Open Enrollment for ACA ends Jan 31, 2017
Reviewed December 2016
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities offers this handy information sheet regarding upcoming Open Enrollment. “Time to Check your Health Insurance.”

Recent Resources

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.

Yes, You Can!
Reviewed December 2016
Handy practical advice for individuals who have a spinal cord injury.



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