In the News

Hadley is fortunate to have cultivated solid relationships with the local, regional and national media. The following are items that have recently appeared about Hadley.

Chicago Tribune — 5/17/18
A nonprofit that has taught Braille for 98 years partners with Apple to teach coding to the blind — 5/18/18
Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools for blind and deaf students

Apple Newsroom — 5/17/18
Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students nationwide

USA Today — 5/17/18
Apple pushes to teach coding to students who are deaf and blind

The Native Society — 2/28/18
Colleen Wunderlich: Director of the Forsythe Center for Employment & Entrepreneurship

Sheridan Road Magazine (JWC Media) — 2/1/18
Sparking Empowerment At Hadley

My Social Good News — 1/29/18
Hadley to Award $30,000 to Blind Entrepreneurs Whose Business Plans are Voted the Best

iPhonelife Winter 2017 — 11/13/17
Featured iUser: Douglas Walker

ABC7 — 11/3/17
Visually impaired teen pianist plays Ravinia

Chicago Tribune — 10/31/17
Hadley Woman's Board Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Wilmette Wine Cellar

Copperas Cove Leader Press — 10/19/17
Visually impaired Copperas Cove man earns Braille Student of the Year Award

The Winnetka Current — 10/17/17
Hounds for Hadley Walk

Chicago Tribune's Winnetka Talk — 10/16/17
Damp dogs deliver for Hadley Institute's 'Hounds for Hadley' walk

Chicago Tribune's Winnetka Talk — 10/3/17
"Hounds for Hadley" promises fun for Fido, funds for Hadley Institute

Salina Journal — 9/17/17
Mind Games

The Winnetka Current — 8/28/17
Visually-impaired experience eclipse with Hadley

Daily Herald — 8/16/17
Arlington Heights teacher helps visually impaired students experience eclipse

NBC 5 — 8/16/17
NASA Creates Tools to Help Visually Impaired 'See' the Eclipse

CBS Chicago — 8/15/17
Blind Students Interested In Eclipse, Too

The Winnetka Current — 6/14/16
New president appointed at Hadley Institute (Text format)

Chicago Tribune's Lake Forester — 6/14/16
Services held for Virginia Dean Steele Taylor, descendant of early Lake Forest Family

Make it Better — 6/14/16
Community Celebrations: Hadley Institute and the Garden Guild of Winnetka

Albany Times Union — 6/10/16
Clifton Park Voiceover Business Earns Honor for Blind Entrepreneur Satauna Howery (Text format)

WTEN TV, ABC Affiliate — 6/8/16
Blind Woman Starts Up Voice Recording Company Inside Clifton Park Home — 6/8/16 Member, Satauna Howery, Wins Inaugural New Venture Business Competition

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) — 6/7/16
On the lack of job prospects for people with disabilities

The Alliance Review — 6/4/16
57-year old Theresa Shortridge earns high school diploma despite blindness (Text format)

Chicago Tribune's Winnetka Talk — 6/3/16
Casino Night raises $300,000 for Hadley

Winnetka Current — 6/2/16
Pooches get patriotic at Memorial Day dog wash in Winnetka (Text format)

Make it Better — 6/1/16
Memorial Day Dog Wash Raises $1,720 for the Hadley Institute

Your Clifton Park — 6/1/16
Blind Entrepreneur, Satauna, seeks to grow voiceover business in Clifton Park

Chicago Tribune's Winnetka Talk — 6/1/16
Teens raise money for Hadley at Memorial Day dog wash

WBBM/CBS Chicago — 5/31/16
With Skyrocketing Unemployment, Center Helps Visually Impaired Find Work

Bangor Daily News' The Weekly — 5/26/16
Bangor woman with visual impairment earns diploma (Text format)

Chicago Tribune's Winnetka Talk — 5/24/16
Hadley gets new president

Winnetka Current — 5/19/16
Benefit celebrates 5 years of Hadley's Business Program (Text format)

WIVB — 5/16/16
Local Legally Blind business owner gains national recognition through business competition

Philadelphia Inquirer — 5/11/16
Letters: Enable the Blind

Utica Phoenix — 5/9/16
Local Entrepreneur, Woodworker Saws Through Adversity

Sacramento Bee — 5/8/16
Disabled woman celebrates family's help in graduating high school — 5/6/16
Glen Ellyn musician doesn't let vision issues stop him

NEHEP — 5/4/16
Tips for Managing Low Vision from the Low Vision Focus at Hadley

Beaumont Examiner — 5/1/16
Beaumont Resident Becomes High School Grad after 65

Jefferson City News Tribune — 5/1/16
A World Devoid of Details

World Blind Union — 4/29/16
It's a Brand New Day at Hadley (Text format)

The True Citizen — 4/27/16
Evening Odds: Adaptive Technologies Help Blind Student

Oro Valley Voice — 4/27/16
The Hadley: Doing "Nothing But Good"

Your Houston News — 4/26/16
Resident perseveres through trials, vision loss to earn diploma

Daily North Shore — 4/26/16
Hadley 5-Year Celebration

Rushville Republican — 4/26/16
Hadley Institute Changes the Life of Rushville Native Forever

Vending Times — 4/19/16
RSA Management Group: How John Murn Is Leveling the Playing Field for Blind Vendors

USAfrica Journal — 4/18/16
Byekwaso: Blind, But Brilliant!

The Freeman's Journal — 4/7/16
Cooperstown Innovator's TechTamer Recognized (Text format)

Tek Talk — 4/4/16
Ed Haines Discusses Hadley’s Low Vision Focus Program (MP3 format)

Greeley Life — 4/1/16
Chuck Young Makes a Difference for the Vision Impaired: A Heartfelt Thank You (Text format)

WMAQ TV and — 3/25/16
Institute Helps People with Low Vision Live Independently

Dialogue — 3/21/16
No title: Article about Hadley Name Change (Text format)

Dialogue — 3/21/16
No title: Article about New Hadley Braille Courses (Text format) — 3/21/16
How iPhones help fix unemployment for the blind

Tek Talk — 3/7/16
Dawn Turco Hadley Overview and Rebrand Interview (MP3 format)

Arizona Daily Star — 3/4/16
Giving Back in Southern Arizona — 3/2/16
Why it is easier than ever to improve life skills with low vision

Greeley Life — 3/1/16
Greeley Resident Goes Above and Beyond (Text format)

Winnetka Talk/Chicago Tribune — 2/24/16
After 96 years, Hadley gets a new name (Text format) — 2/23/16
February is Low Vision Awareness Month: Tips for Managing Age-Related Vision Loss

Dallas Morning News — 2/21/16
Letters to the Editor: Stevie Wonder and Braille and Philadelphia Inquirer — 2/21/16
Letter: Stevie Wonder strikes a chord for the disabled (Text format)

Chicago Sun-Times — 2/18/16
Stevie Wonder champions the blind (Text format)

WGN Radio — 2/9/16
The Opening Bell: 02-09-16 (MP3 format)

Winnetka Current — 2/4/16
Instructor's Legacy Lives on at Hadley School (Text format)

Winnetka Talk — 2/3/16
Shout Out: Hadley School’s Chuck Young (Text format)

WBEZ/Chicagoland NPR Affiliate — 2/2/16
Colleen Wunderlich and Hadley student, Mark Sky-Shrewsberry discussing FCE and entrepreneurship (MP3 format)

CRIS Radio — 1/30/16
Colleen Wunderlich discusses FCE and business competition (MP3 format)

I Heart Radio — 1/24/16
Colleen Wunderlich Discussing Business Competition — aired on,, (MP3 format)

DailyNorthShore — 1/24/16
Hadley Teacher Leaves Strong Legacy

Winnetka Talk — 1/22/16
Tech upgrade at Hadley School for the Blind honors former teacher (Text format)

Evanston Now — 1/20/16
McGaw 'Y' Names Two New Leaders

CRIS Radio — 1/16/16
Judy Matsuoka Interview about UEB (MP3 format)

Janesville Gazette — 1/15/16
Woman's Bequest Helps Future Generations of Blind Students

Winnetka Current — 1/12/16
Hadley president announces retirement (Text format) — 1/12/16
7 Tips for Living with Glaucoma

AFB-JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) — 1/7/16
Hadley School for the Blind Adds Two New Courses on Unified English Braille

Disabled World — 1/6/16
Eyes on the Prize: The Hadley School for the Blind Wants to Back Your Business — 1/6/16
Two New UEB Braille Courses at Hadley

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped — 1/1/16
New Venture Business Competition (Text format)

Hadley In the News 2015