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Meet the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)!

Meet the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)!

  Chicago’s Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) is a department within our local government to ensure that Chicago is accessible as it can possibly be.  It is currently led by Commissioner Rachel Arfa, who was appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in...

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A Conversation with Chicago MOPD Commissioner Rachel Arfa

A Conversation with Chicago MOPD Commissioner Rachel Arfa

SPEAKER: Thank you for watching. And for a full transcript, visit fun4thedisabled.com. We hope you enjoy. VANESSA HARRIS: This is Vanessa Harris of Fun 4 the Disabled. I'm here with Commissioner Rachel Arfa, the Commissioner of the Mayor's Office for the City of...

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Chicago Lighthouse-Serving A Variety of Disabilities

Chicago Lighthouse-Serving A Variety of Disabilities

#Fun4theDisabled explores the history of the Chicago Lighthouse and details their services for the visually impaired and beyond. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEEp8GMrc-M Transcript with visual descriptions: [Uplifting music plays throughout the video.]   Text...

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Walk On Farms-A PATH to Success

Walk On Farms-A PATH to Success

#Fun4thedisabled talks with Mary Illing, the director at Walk On Farms, about the farm’s mission to provide equine experiences to those with disabilities, and how these experiences can change a person’s life....

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MainStay Farms for the Heart and Soul

MainStay Farms for the Heart and Soul

#Fun4thedisabled highlights MainStay Farms, a stable that serves a multitude of disabilities through equine therapy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSbSxuf8A68 [Transcript with visual descriptions: Video begins with #fun4thedisabled logo. On-screen text reads: For...

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FREE WHEELCHAIR MISSION – The Bright Journey Ahead

FREE WHEELCHAIR MISSION – The Bright Journey Ahead

#Fun4the Disabled highlights a valuable charity, Free Wheelchair Mission, who provides wheelchairs to underserved populations around the world. https://youtu.be/E9PbmAtr4-0 On screen text reads: Free Wheelchair Mission: The Bright Journey Ahead.] [Dana Hindman appears...

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Abilities Expo:  2019 Update!

Abilities Expo: 2019 Update!

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris previews the upcoming Abilities Expo, and shows off just what will be in store for those who attend the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y1cFEPLFuM&t=6s Fun4theDisabled Presents: The Abilities Expo! A weekend full of...

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When Ability Meets Disability-Cleveland’s DANCING WHEELS

When Ability Meets Disability-Cleveland’s DANCING WHEELS

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris interviews Sara Lawrence-Sucato and Tanya Ewell of Cleveland’s Dancing Wheels about their integrated dance organization, and how they not only perform dance, but run a school to train dancers as well. https://youtu.be/wG9fyhSIDS8 “ I...

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101 Mobility Chicago

101 Mobility Chicago

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris visits 101 Mobility Chicago and talks to Nick Lopez and Debra Mills about their services and products. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ0OV3VJLY4&t=3s Fun4thedisabled:  101 Mobility Chicago is one of the best disability service...

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Momenta An Integrated Dance Company

Momenta An Integrated Dance Company

#Fun4thedisabled talks to integrated dance company Momenta about their mission to include wheelchair users in their professional dance performances, and how participating in the art form is empowering for these disabled dancers.  ...

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