Fair hopes to provide more services

April 20, 2018 College students are a large population on the Palouse, but this doesn’t mean the community leaves senior citizens or members with disabilities without any help or support system. The WSU Human Development 415 class has worked with Disability Action Center in ...

HD students apply HD students apply leadership skills to help community

Students in HD 415learn about leadership skills and theories, and apply them real-world efforts, while helping the community along the way. Partnering with different organizations through the Center for Civic Engagementat Washington State University, CTLL Clinical Assistant ...

Utilizing an Apple Watch

When it comes to change, I am an old soul, or as my husband likes to say “set in my ways.” Well the joke’s on him for I have known this since I was 3, just ask my siblings. I’m a total Type A personality.  I hate change and it takes me a while to […]

Residents honor those murdered for having a disability

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer   Mar 5, 2018 Updated Mar 5, 2018 Rev. Elizabeth Stevens of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse and about 15 others gathered Saturday at Friendship Square in Moscow to honor people with disabilities who have been ...

WSU study finds people with disabilities benefitted from health reform

People with disabilities benefited significantly from the Affordable Care Act through both expanded access to Medicaid and being able to purchase private insurance, a Washington State University study found. The paper, published in late 2017 in the journal Inquiry, compared ...

UNDERNEATH IT ALL

Recent enforcement of a longtime Medicaid policy in Idaho has loved ones and caregivers of some disabled individuals up in arms. For years, a flaw in the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s electronic Medicaid claims processing system allowed pull-up protective ...

Troy man has a passion for people with disabilities

Steve Corr is a big man with a big dog and a big love for the Denver Broncos. His office manifests those things he loves; sprinklings of orange and blue point to his home state, a map of Ireland symbolizes the family bloodline. He has even tracked the royal lineage of his ...

Service Dog Star a “Shining” Example

Louis Belluomini’s life changed when he was paired with a spirited, sandy-colored service dog named Star. Sixteen months later, he’s working to change the lives of fellow veterans, medics, husbands and dads who are toughing through the effects of post-traumatic stress ...

Disability Pride

About 23 years ago, in early 1994, Lillian Gonzales Brown and I created the Institute on Disability Culture. Our mission statement, vision and purpose all fit in this statement, “Promoting pride in the history, activities, and cultural identity of individuals with ...

COAST ride service has record-breaking year

Reprinted from Moscow-Pullman Daily News By Scott Jackson Daily News staff writer Jan 18, 2018 Updated Jan 18, 2018 COAST, a public transportation service for the elderly and disabled, had a banner year in 2017, officials say. The service is the transportation division of ...