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NBC5 Chicago Today Presents #AccessibleChicago!

NBC5 Chicago Today Presents #AccessibleChicago!

Join Vanessa Harris, the inspiring founder of Fun4theDisabled on NBC5 Chicago Today! Vanessa shares her journey and the mission behind Fun4theDisabled: to bring joy and accessibility to the disability community in Chicago and beyond.     CORTNEY HALL: Welcome back,...

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WBBM #AccessibleChicago Radio Interview

WBBM #AccessibleChicago Radio Interview

Listen to Vanessa Harris interview with Andy Dahn from WBBM NewsRadio. She discusses the important message of the Accessible Chicago series, and encourages more companies to increase accessibility. This video is open captioned with #ASL.     ANDY DAHN: Ensuring that...

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FOX32 Shares #AccessibleChicago Series (OC/ASL)

FOX32 Shares #AccessibleChicago Series (OC/ASL)

Natalie Bomke of Fox32 Interviewed Vanessa Harris of #fun4thedisabled. There are all kinds of fun accessible things to do in #disabilityfriendlychicago and they benefit everyone! #accessibletourism #accessibletravelNEWS ANCHOR: Okay a new video series is inviting...

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Making of the MOPD Mural

Making of the MOPD Mural

#fun4thedisabled documented the creation of a wonderful #mural by Chicago artist Sam Kirk for the Central West Community Center. Sam Kirk collaborated with disabled and #senior residents of Chicago. The mural celebrates all kinds of disabilities as well as seniors....

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Creating a Platform for People With Disabilities-WGN News

Creating a Platform for People With Disabilities-WGN News

Vanessa Harris, PE, appeared on WGN Weekend News with Gaynor Hall. The following versions of the interviews are open captioned with American Sign Language. Transcripts of the Evening News and Morning News are below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk6pd2ifA84 WGN...

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2023 Leaders for a New Chicago

2023 Leaders for a New Chicago

The #FieldFoundation and #MacArthurfoundation announced the #2023LeadersforANewChicago. Five of the ten awardees were interviewed by Sasha-Ann Simons on WBEZ's Reset program. The ten awardees are as follows: Glo Choi, Mark Clements, Amethyst Davis, Carlos Flores,...

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Assistive Technology – With the Blink of An Eye

Assistive Technology – With the Blink of An Eye

#Fun4thedisabled highlights a variety of applications that allow people to access technology without using their hands, including Eyeflite and Eyegaze. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbpXMaJw1dA CLICK ON THE CC ON THE SNIPPET FOR CLOSED CAPTIONING!!  IF IT IS...

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