Success Stories

Bhutanese Success Story

One success story is that of a Bhutanese refugee woman in her 20s with a significant hearing impairment. For 18 years, she and her family lived in a refugee camp in Nepal; in August of 2009, she resettled in Chicago with her brothers. ADOPT connected with...

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Successful Outcomes

One success story tied to ADOPT’s efforts concerns an Asian refugee who is hard of hearing (HOH). She benefited greatly from being connected to DRS, an agency she and her brothers were not aware of despite their connections to other services and supports. DRS...

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Quang

“October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Ablevision is proud to present 6 stories of working individuals with disabilities. They describe what it was like to find a job and what it means to be working in the community. Quang has been...

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    Keenan Cutsforth
    Assistant Dean for Advancement
    College of Applied Health Sciences
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    808 South Wood Street
    CMET, Suite 167, MC 518
    Chicago, IL 60612