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In rural America, where it can be hard to access services on a good day due to scarcity, location, or whether you have transportation, inclusive preparation and response is especially important. Here are a couple resources that can help people with disabilities plan for and ...

Vicki Leeper

From the Editor

There’s a song by Bruce Hornsby and The Range called The Way It Is. Every time I hear it I realize how relevant it is for today even thought the song was written in 1986, over 30 years ago. The opening verse recounts a story taking place at a line for welfare that ...

News from DAC NW

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre and Disability Action Center NW will be kicking off their fundraising efforts with a free Zombie Fest on October 2, at the Kenworthy. The event features a screening of the fun zombie film “FIDO”, where in this futuristic 50’s styled ...

Gain Respect and Personal Power

        I’ll guess that there has been a time or two when you tried to say something that you felt was important. And nobody listened. Or a time that you had an answer to a problem someone else was facing. And they didn’t care. Ouch. These kinds of situations can really ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

Q. Can a museum charge admission for personal assistants on duty when they accompany an individual with a disability? Specifically if the individual with the disability is unable to independently access the museum without their personal assistant. A. Although the Department ...

Clothing for Autism

Getting dressed sounds easy, right? Not so true for people with autism.  Because of delays in learning life skills, the daily ritual of getting dressed presents unique challenges.  There are 12 million tweens, teens and young adults in this country who cannot dress ...

News from LIFE, Inc.

“Every human being is born with some sort of gift, an inclination or an instinct that can become a full-blown mastery. We may not see our gift for what it is. Having seen it we may choose not to accept the gift and its consequences for our life. Or, having claimed our ...

Technology for Independent Living

QRamp Modular Access QRamp has it all! This powder coated and photo luminescent light stripped ramp is the industry leader in safety, aesthetics and all around user feel. QRamp utilizes ThruFlow Premium decking for its maintenance free surface. The non-slip surface is built ...

Links Worth Sharing

October is National Disability Employment Month! Are you a disabled job seeker considering employment with the US Federal Government? Individuals with mental or physical disabilities can be hired under “Schedule A” hiring authority. Job-Hunt explains about special hiring ...

Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute

Helloooooo all you nature lover fans! This is the one armed bandit….burning up the keyboard, coming to you from Disability Action Center’s main office in Moscow located at the gateway to the panhandle of North Idaho. That being said…..Boy, oh, boy, do I have a good one for ...