disabilities

Advocates with the Disability Rights Coalition for Housing demonstrate outside City Hall. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Disabled Residents Demand More Support For Accessible Housing

A small crowd of people, most with varying disabilities, chanted outside City Hall; calling for more affordable, accessible, integrated housing.

11/05/2014

City Offers Free Medallion To Cabbie Who Wins Award For Service To Disabled

The City of Chicago is offering a major reward to cabdrivers who serve disabled passengers – a free medallion.

WBBM Newsradio–09/22/2012

An athlete stands on a track. (Peter Parks/ Getty Images)

Suit: Let Disabled Athletes Go To State

The Illinois High School Association girls state track and field meet will be held this weekend in Charleston, Ill., — and Fenwick’s Mary Kate Callahan won’t be taking part.

05/16/2012

Wheelchair file photo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Disability Advocates Protest Budget Cuts

Organizations that help the disabled in Illinois live independently are making a push to ward off budget cuts.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2011

Jewel Store

Jewel-Osco Settles Discrimination Lawsuit

The parent company of Itasca-based Jewel-Osco has settled a federal discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled employees.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011

Nick Vuijic

No Arms Or Legs, But An Indomitable Spirit

Nick Vuijic is a motivational speaker and all-around good guy. He was also born without arms and legs. And he just doesn’t seem to need them.

CBS 2–11/11/2010