Finance Tips for Those with Disabilities

When you’re living with a disability, everyday life sometimes requires adaptations and special planning. Something else we should all plan for is the care we will need in the future. Even if you are currently self-sufficient, there may come a day where your needs exceed what ...

Bridging the gap at Paradise Creek

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer  Jul 1, 2019 After more than four decades of discussion, bicyclists and other pedestrians can now cross Paradise Creek on East Third Street in Moscow. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert cut a red ribbon and led children on bicycles across ...

New service allows area residents to receive new wheelchair access ramp

GRANGEVILLE — A Grangeville resident recently received a new access ramp installed by Disability Action Center NW (DAC NW). This ramp was paid for by Medicaid as the previous wooden ramp was becoming old and unsafe. The surface allowed ice to build up this past winter, ...

11 Reasons to love life on the Palouse

In the two-part series “Why We Love Where We Live” we’re breaking down the best things about living in each half of the Quad Cities of Lewiston-Clarkston and Moscow-Pullman, along with some of the not-so-good. In this week’s edition we explore 11 reasons to love the Palouse. ...

March for Mental Health Awareness in Moscow

A Mental Health Awareness Walk was held on May 29th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm hosted by Disability Action Center NW, the 1912 Center, WRAP, a peer support group, and the Latah Recovery Center. This family friendly event started at the Latah Recovery Community Center and proceed to the ...

Crisis center coming to the Palouse

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer May 16, 2019 Updated May 16, 2019 The efforts to bring this mental health crisis center to the Palouse started with a Spring Conference that DAC NW, NAMI Idaho, and U of I brought to the area in May of 2017! The crisis services will ...

10 Gardening Tips for the Disabled

When I was in my teens, I used to jump off the tailgate of a pickup truck, no problem. When I was in my 40s, I could still hop off the tailgate, but I usually took someone’s hand and jumped more carefully. Now in my early 80s, I sit down carefully and slide off very […]

Intelligence in all its forms

By Alexis Van Horn In order to showcase the injustices people with disabilities often face, Dan Habib — a project director and filmmaker at the University of New Hampshire — created “Intelligent Lives,” a film aimed at changing societal perspectives. Hosted by the Idaho ...

Supporting furry friends

Tapped hosts fundraiser for service dogs Thursday, February 21st, 2019. Sipping pints at Tapped Taphouse and Kitchen Thursday evening will benefit two non-profits, Autism Anchoring Dogs and Disability Action Center NW. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Puppies and Pints fundraiser ...

Virgil Edwards of Disability Action Center NW

When people who have disabilities contact the Disability Action Center NW (DAC) for assistance, they often hope the DAC will solve their problems for them, said Virgil Edwards, one of the independent living advocates in the Post Falls office. Instead they learn that DAC ...