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Thursday, July 3, 2014

AccessChicago is July 17, 2014 - the City of Chicago's signature event for the disability community

AccessChicago is the City’s signature event for the disability community and the Midwest’s premier exhibition of services and products for people with disabilities and is FREE and open to the public.


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NAVY PIERFESTIVAL HALL A
600 E. Grand Avenue, 
ChicagoIllinois 60611

Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


Hosted by Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) the expo promotes the independence and inclusion of people with all types of disabilities by showcasing Chicago’s wide range of accessible venues, products and services.
(all posted information is provided by Chicago's Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities)







AccessChicago is the perfect event for people with disabilities of all ages!
  • Test products, services and connect with community organizations to learn about available disability-related social services.
  • Take part in various adaptive sports and recreational demonstrations.
  • Learn about legal rights of people with disabilities.
  • Participate in a free health screening.
  • Great family event! Fun activities for children! 
  • Attendees/Consumer Frequently Asked Questions
  • Checkout our presentation schedule




AccessChicago 2014 will be here Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 10 am-5 pm at Navy Pier in Festival Hall A!
AccessChicago is the Midwest's largest expo for people with disabilities and their families!

New This Year!
The event is FREE and open to the public! Registering allows you to participate in raffles and subscribe to MOPD's mailing list and so much more!


Be one of the firsts to check out AccessChicago 2014 Schedule!


Check out the presentations taking place in Room 311!

10 AM to 11 AM    FAIR HOUSING SEMINAR
                           John Marshall Law School

12 PM - 1 PM        EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
                           FEMA

1 PM - 2 PM         FAIR HOUSING SEMINAR
                          John Marshall Law School

2 PM - 3 PM         "TUNE INTO YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES"
                  Chicago Rents Right and Department of Planning and Development

Click here for more details on AccessChicago 2014!

In partnership with the Chicago Department of Public HealthAccessChicago will be hosting a Health Pavilion that will give you access to a number of free screenings to help you stay on track with your wellness.

New This Year!
We are so excited to announce the addition of LEGOLAND and The DuSable Mobile Museum to our line up for the day!

Play, build, and learn with LEGOLAND!

Climb aboard DuSable's Mobile Museum!

The DuSable's Mobile Museum is a traveling interactive exhibit which explores the life and times of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, an African Haitian, who in 1779 became the first non-native person to establish a permanent settlement in Eschikagou ("the place of smelly onions"), which we now call Chicago!


Please come see these exhibits and so much more at AccessChicago!


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Thank you,
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) works to meet the diverse needs of the more than 600,000 individuals with disabilities who live and work in Chicago. MOPD’s goal is to make Chicago the most accessible city in the nation.
MOPD serves five major groups: people with disabilities, City departments and agencies, other government agencies, disability-related agencies and organizations and the private sector.

Don't forget to like MOPD on Facebook and Twitter!

More Details Coming Soon!

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is Ability Chicago going to have a booth, if so let us know.
Thanks for what you do...

AbilityChicagoInfoBlog, Jim Watkins said...

Thanks for asking, but no; as a grassroots org. that does not accept any funding it is not financially possible. BUT I will be there part of the day, you will be able to find me by the back of my wheelchair. I will be around the food court at 11:00 AM please stop and say hello!
Jim at Ability Chicago