August 01, 2015 - August 31, 2015

ACCESS FOR ALL: TOM OLIN’S PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE DISABILITY RIGHTS MOVEMENT

CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

The Chicago History Museum is proud to host an exhibition of images by renowned disability rights photographer Tom Olin. The nineteen framed prints, on loan from the permanent art collection at Access Living, depict the activists who brought about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in July 1990.

August 02, 2015 - August 30, 2015

LEGO® BUILD WORKSHOP: UNIVERSAL DESIGN

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION

Join CAF every Sunday in August for LEGO® Build Workshops to explore universal design with LEGO®!

August 03, 2015

JAPAN – U.S. DISCUSSION ON DISABILITY RIGHTS

CHICAGO SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL & ACCESS LIVING

In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, CSCI and Access Living will co-host a panel and reception to celebrate the anniversary and its impact on people with disabilities around the world, featuring Ms. Emi Uchimura from Muchu CIL (Osaka) and Kathleen Borland, Chair of the Social Services Committee of CSCI.

August 03, 2015

ADAPTIVE GOLF SYMPOSIUM AT JACKSON PARK GOLF COURSE

FREEDOM GOLF ASSOCIATION

Come join the 25th Anniversary celebration of the American’s With Disabilities Act being signed by President H.W. Bush and how it is shaping the game of golf today. Golf is “Anyone’s Game” and a symposium will take place at Jackson Park Golf Course range on Monday, August 3 from 11:00AM – Noon in conjunction with The World’s Largest Golf Outing in support of the Wounded Warrior Project.

August 19, 2015

BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO

GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Join us for Grammy® Award-winner and violinist extraordinaire James Ehnes’ fiery performance of Beethoven’s exquisite Violin Concerto in what promises to be a truly stunning evening.

August 20, 2015

BEYOND ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS SYSTEM (RAILS)

All libraries have a plan for serving people with disabilities, but improvements are always possible. Hosted by Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS).

August 23, 2015

ASL TOUR AT THE FREDERICK C. ROBIE HOUSE

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TRUST

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is proud to introduce American Sign Language tours and Touch Tours at its historic sites:

ASL Tour Sunday, August 23 at 4 pm – Frederick C. Robie House