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Marita Manning

Marita Manning is the Accessibility Coordinator for the City of Naperville. Contact her at ManningM@Naperville.il.us or (630) 420-6725.

Focus on Accessibility – Naperville Programs: Responsive and accessible to the disability community

Have you noticed all the programs in Naperville that take into consideration the comfort levels of individuals or families with children who have special...

Focus on Accessibility – Money smart for older adults, prevent financial exploitation

Did you know that financial exploitation results in older Americans losing an estimated 2.9 billion dollars annually? It is estimated that for each case...

Focus on Accessibility – Tax season E-mail scams

It is tax season even though April 15 is fast approaching! The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) always warns citizens to not be fooled by...

Focus on Accessibility – City of Naperville ADA Resource Guide

The City of Naperville has published an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Resource Guide. This is a useful tool that may help you in...

Focus on Accessibility – Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Enforcement

I often get calls from residents with questions or complaints about a business in town not being accessible. It seems logical to ask the...

Focus on Accessibility — Penalties increased for unauthorized use of disability parking placards

Accessible parking spaces are made available to assist not only those who have mobility issues and use a wheelchair, walker or cane for assistance,...

Focus on Accessibility — ‘Simple Gifts’ all year

The Simple Gifts Foundation, a nonprofit organization, helps children with special needs and their family. The foundation began in 2003, when a local resident...

Focus on Accessibility — Naperville Police Department: Fastrack Program

There have been several calls recently for police assistance because a child with autism (or other special needs) or an adult with dementia or...

Focus on Accessibility — Special plans for special needs set for Last Fling

The Naperville Jaycees have set in place plans to make this year’s Last Fling accessible for people of all abilities. Accessible parking, accessible shuttle service,...

Focus on Accessibility — Fraud Alert for people with diabetes

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) fights fraud in Government programs.  As part of this effort, the OIG...

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