Pandemic Upends the Lives of People with Disabilities

    If you used in home personal caregivers, you may have faced losing some of the workers you depend on – to dress, shower, eat and use the bathroom. Many caregivers had to return to home during the quarantine. Or perhaps you were afraid of a caregiver coming and ...

UREC employee is a tireless advocate for disabled faculty, staff

David Grassi nearly earned a trip to the London Games and track and field’s grandest stage, but came up an agonizing 0.1 seconds short in the 100‑meter final at the U.S. Trials. By Todd Mordhorst, Office of the Provost As a competitive athlete, David Grassi came within a ...

Disability Action Center Offering Services

April 23, 2020 Disability Action Center NW is the local Center for Independent Living serving North Idaho and parts of eastern Washington. Even though their offices are closed to the public, staff is still available and working to help people with disabilities stay ...

Ramps help to lift the community

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer Dec 21, 2019 Updated Dec 24, 2019 Disability Action Center Northwest in Moscow, with the help of partnering agencies, has deployed about 23 modular aluminum ramp systems the past three years on the Palouse to improve home ...

WORKSHOP TO HELP DISABLED PEOPLE CREATE INDIVIDUAL EMERGENCY ACTION PLANS

November 02, 2019 at 1:00 am | Disasters affect everyone. But a disaster’s impact on people with disabilities may be compounded by factors like reliance on electrical power, as well as accessible transportation and accessible shelters. A free workshop will offer people with ...

Spreading Kindness

Winter is here and with that comes some difficult days. Often when we live in a small community, we get in a routine. We see our own life and our day to day activities, struggles and needs, but forget that we have neighbors. We will often forget that there are others out ...