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Hearing the headlines 2007-11-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 8, 2007, p. 69 News on Tape, Bud, Manny, Disabled - Physically, Petlicki, Myrna, Skokie Human Services Department, Bud, Nikki, Davis, Juanita
Village offers registry aimed at safe returns 2003-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 2003, p. 10 Disabled - Physically, Disabled - Mentally, Skokie Human Services Department, Missing persons, Skokie Police Department
Volunteers put local newspapers on tape for blind, poor-sighted 2003-01-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 16, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Volunteer work, Newspapers, Skokie Human Services Department, Reading, Davis, Juanita, Gershon, Bill
Getting together 2002-10-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 10, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Jewish Family and Community Service, Disabled - Physically, Sinai Health System, Deaf Access Program, Oakton Community Center
ACC: A voice for the voiceless 2001-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2001, p. A13 Abramson, Fran, Disabled - Physically, DynaMyte, Rosenblatt, Lauren, Swaka, Chris, Technology and Language Center (TALC), Greising, Wesley, Marden, Jennifer, Communication, Senner, Jill
Bringing words to life : Recordings help teach people with disabilities 2001-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2001, p. 71 Disabled - Physically, Gordon, Robin, Bousquet, Bill, Reading, Gass, Barbara, Ruderman, Carol, Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Caver, Michael
Simon launches library's braille books collection 2001-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2001, p. 3 Disabled - Physically, Patel, Akash, Jeanne and Paul Simon Braille Book Collection, Lands End Inc., Musser, Heidi, Simon, Paul, Skokie Public Library - Grants, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Simon, Jeanne
Keshet - a rainbow of hope 2001-02-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 22, 2001, p. D8 Keshet, Disabled - Physically, Coe, Shari, Disabled - Mentally, Disabled - Developmentally, Organizations and societies, Weinstein, Janie, Religion - Judaism, Weiner, Judy, Rudin, Debbie
M-NASR's Culp to compete, coach team at Paralympics 2000-09-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 28, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 10 Disabled - Physically, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Sports, Culp, Craig
Blind runner finishes Turkey Trot 1998-12-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 3, 1998, p. 5 Disabled - Physically, Musser, Heidi, Sports - Running
Disabled movie goers prompt access change 1998-03-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 1998, p. 3 Disabled - Physically, Business - Motion picture theaters, Lamp, Sharon, Suburban Access Squad (SAS), Cleigh, Carol, Sony Old Orchard Theater
She leads through real vision 1997-12-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 4, 1997, p. 93 Disabled - Physically, Arons, Marsha, Friedman, Michelle, Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul, Authors, Books
Sidewalk spat continues 1997-11-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 13, 1997, p. 3 Sidewalks, Disabled - Physically, Levun, Henry, Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Government - Skokie
Abusing the law 1997-02-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 27, 1997, p. 18 Disabled - Physically, Parking, Editorial, Laws and regulations
Forging ties of friendship to change the world 1997-01-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 16, 1997, p. D3 Disabled - Physically, Natural Ties, Hughes, Patrick, Disabled - Mentally, Disabled - Developmentally, Organizations and societies, Hughes Kaminski, Sheila, Flanagan, Joan
Local campers find there's lots to learn from Stephanie Kanter 1996-08-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 29, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Kanter, Stephanie, Lectures and lecturing, Disabled - Physically, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Ability Awareness Day
Music, art, drama are therapy institute's tools 1996-07-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 25, 1996, p. 15 Grossman, Jacqueline, Music, Disabled - Physically, Institute for Therapy through the Arts, Drama
How do you teach a smart god new tricks? Shadow knows 1994-11-24 Shadow the Dog accompanied hearing impaired owner Mary Callahan to East Prairie School. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 24, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 7 Public School District 73 - Student activities, Disabled - Physically, Callahan, Mary, East Prairie School
Peek at the week : Library 1990-10-18 Skokie Public Library has acquired a circulating collection of books for blind and visually impaired children. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 18, 1990, p. 106 Skokie Public Library - Skokie Accessible Library Services (SALS), Disabled - Physically
M-NASR exercise program physically, mentally stimulating 1990-02-15 The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation started a program last spring to teach low-impact exercise classes to physically disabled adults. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1990, p. 5 Disabled - Physically, Health and fitness, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR)
Music for the hearing impaired 1988-11-24 A symposium on music and the hearing impaired will be held at Skokie Public Library on November 30. The conference is sponsored by the library and the Easy Hearing Music Foundation. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 24, 1988, p. 93 Music, Disabled - Physically, Easy Hearing Music Foundation, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Giving signs of hope 1988-03-10 A unique program which helps deaf youth fight their mental anguish has recently moved from Forest Hospital in Des Plaines to Old Orchard Hospital. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 1988, p. 5 Health care, Disabled - Physically, Old Orchard Hospital, Hospitals
Art highlights visual impaired 1987-09-10 More than 50 people attended the September 3 opening of "Art of the Eye," a traveling exhibition of works by visually impaired artists. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 10, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 5 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Art exhibitions
Sidewalks faulty 1987-06-18 Donald Wallace, a Skokie resident confined to a wheelchair, complained to the village that he has fallen "dozens of times" while crossing intersections that have sidewalk ramps. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 18, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sidewalks, Disabled - Physically, Wallace, Donald
Skokie eyes zoning rules for housing for elderly 1987-03-05 Skokie's zoning ordinance for housing for elderly and the physically handicapped is being studied to determine if requirements should be less stringent for market-value housing than for subsidized housing. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 5, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Zoning, Ordinances, Aged, Housing
Handicapped access 1987-01-15 An electronically operated door was recently installed at Skokie Public Library. The new door will make access to the library easier for disabled patrons. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 1987, p. 15 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library
Skokie Library unveils reading machine for blind 1985-10-17 Skokie Public Library now has a Special Services Center which contains equipment that will translate printed material into synthetic speech for those who are visually impaired. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 17, 1985, p. 103 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library
New reading machine at library aids visually impaired patrons 1985-10-13 Skokie Public Library's Special Services Center, established by a grant from the Illinois State Library, provides library services to the blind and physically handicapped. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 13, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Entering Hilton hard for wheelchairs 1985-09-15 Some handicapped Skokie residents object to renovations at the Hilton which will make the hotel less accessible to the handicapped. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 15, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Hotels and motels, North Shore Hilton, Disabled - Physically
Skokie library grant will aid special-needs patrons 1985-06-27 Skokie Public Library has received a grant from the Illinois State Library which will enable it to develop the most complete resource center for the physically disabled in the Chicago metro area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 1985, p. 15 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library - Grants
Skokie Library to be resource center for blind, physically handicapped 1985-06-23 This summer Skokie Public Library will become host to the state's first truly public resource center for the blind and physically handicapped. The library will receive a $93,000 grant for the first year of operation. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 23, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 3 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library - Grants
National Theater in Skokie 1985-02-28 Urban Gateways, the Center for Arts in Education, will present the National Theater of the Deaf at Centre East on March 1. The ensemble is composed of both deaf and hearing actors who perform sketches in spoken English and sign language. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 28, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 8 Theaters, Disabled - Physically, Urban Gateways, Centre East for the Performing Arts, National Theater of the Deaf
Disabled to have an easier time 1984-10-04 Skokie Public Library recently complete a self-evaluation of its handicapped accessibility. As a result of the study, a wheelchair door will be installed at the library and other changes will be made. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 4, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library
Blues, jazz to sound at library 1984-04-29 Foxfire will give a concert of blues, jazz and popular works to the hearing impaired and to other library patrons on April 29. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 29, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Foxfire, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Concerts
Foxfire blends art media in concert for deaf 1984-04-26 A "Foxfore" performance will take place at Skokie Public Library on April 29. The performance brings a new dimension of music appreciation to the hearing-impaired. The News, Thursday, April 26, 1984, p. 6 Disabled - Physically, Foxfire, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Full library services available for handicapped 1983-08-04 The Skokie Public Library offers a variety of services to the blind and physically handicapped. The News, Thursday, August 4, 1983, p. 11 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library
Library 1983-08-04 Recent installation of a TTY/TDD, a telecommunications device for the deaf, makes it possible for the Skokie Public Library to offer additional services to hearing impaired people. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 4, 1983, Sec. 3, p. 16 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library, Telephones
Library installs phone line for deaf 1983-07-21 Skokie Public Library is the first library in the area to install a telecommunications device for the deaf. The News, Thursday, July 21, 1983, p. 6 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Public Library, Telephones
No failure to communicate 1983-03-24 The Village Office of Human Services has initiated two programs which enable people with vision and hearing impairments to expand their independence through the use of technology. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 24, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 2 Disabled - Physically, Skokie Human Services Department, Technology
Skokie makes mobility easier 1982-05-20 The Village Board passed an ordinance on May 17 which will allow for the depressing of curbs in front of residential and commercial property in order to facilitate the transportation of handicapped individuals. The News, Thursday, May 20, 1982, p. 3 Disabled - Physically, Ordinances
Handicapped parking law in dispute 1982-04-29 The Village Board has voted to exempt residential condominium property from the enforcement of Skokie's handicapped parking ordinance. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 29, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Disabled - Physically, Ordinances, Parking, Housing - Condominiums
Show helps children understand deafness 1982-02-25 Listening Horn Productions will present "Through the Listening Horn," an original musical for children and parents about deafness and sign language, at the Skokie Public Library. The News, Thursday, February 25, 1982, p. 9 Listening Horn Productions, Plays, Music, Disabled - Physically, Through the Listening Horn, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Handicapped parking law to be enforced 1982-02-18 The Skokie Police Department will begin enforcing the new ordinance on handicapped parking in private lots. The News, Thursday, February 18, 1982, p. 6 Disabled - Physically, Ordinances, Parking
Steve's home: Paralyzed Skokie boy ends hospital stay 1981-05-28 Steve Buchbinder, 12, of Skokie, was paralyzed from the neck down after a car hit him as he was crossing Golf Road on Christmas Eve 1979. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 28, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Traffic accidents, Disabled - Physically, Buchbinder, Steve
Deaf Skokie woman is honored for achievements 1981-01-01 Ceilia Warshawsky of Skokie was recently named the Quota Club's 1980 Deaf Woman of the Year. She was the first deaf person hired to teach in a public school in Illinois. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 1, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 4 Warshawsky, Celia, Quota Club, Disabled - Physically, Awards, prizes, etc.
Skokie plans test of handicapped parking 1977-11-03 Village to test handicapped parking on main streets. The News, Thursday, November 3, 1977, p. 7 Disabled - Physically, Parking
How physically handicapped are educated in Niles Twp. 1966-04-14 Article on education of physically handicapped in Niles Township. The News, Thursday, April 14, 1966, p. 29 Education, Disabled - Physically