Haiku

  Broken wheels don’t hurt so much when surrounded by friends, sun and music.

Vicki Leeper

FROM THE EDITOR

Making Spring Travel Plans Traveling is the best way to get out of your comfort zone and invites you to experience life in different ways. It’s more than seeing the sights, there is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, that affects your ideas of living. It’s that time ...

NEWS FROM DAC NW

CALLING ALL GAMERS! DAC is hosting an assistive technology and accessible gaming workshop on March 20th. For some, the ability to compete with friends in todays online video game world needs subtle but significant change in how the controllers work. Instead of a joystick, ...

NEWS FROM NORTHWEST ADA CENTER – IDAHO

Voting Machines Must be Accessible for Voters with Disabilities The Justice Department reached an agreement with the City of Concord, New Hampshire, to resolve a complaint alleging that the city violated Title II of the ADA by failing to provide an accessible ballot to a ...

NEWS FROM LINC

SERVICE DOG LEGISLATION INTRODUCED AT THE IDAHO Senate Bill 1075, known as the Service Dog Legislation, was sent to the Senate floor with a “Do-Pass” recommendation by a unanimous vote in the Idaho Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Tuesday, February 19th. The bill seeks ...

NEWS FROM LIFE, INC.

  MEET THE STAFF AT LIFE INC. Mandy Greaser is the new Executive Director at LIFE Inc. She joined the team in July 2018. Mandy was born and raised in the US Air Force and then joined herself in September 2003. After she completed her service she returned to California ...

PERSONAL ASSISTANT SERVICES

   Transitioning from a nursing home, back into the community, can be challenging enough. But it can be especially hard for those who don’t have the money to do it. Idaho Home Choice is a program that can help with that.      At 58 years old, Darrell Billings of Middleton, ...

LINKS WORTH SHARING

Funbrain Playground is created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8. Hundreds of games, books, comics and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy. Easy to use: browse by grade level or by type (games, books or videos). If you have ever ...

View from a One-Armed Perspective

     SURVIVAL IS NOT JUST A BUG-OUT BAG!! What is survival? How does it apply to you or I? Do you have survival skills or even need them? How do you go about getting survival skills? Survival skills come in all forms and whether you know it or not, you probably already have ...

TIDBITS

A Diagnosis is Not Always Good  A diagnosis can be a relief when it gives a word or name to a persons experience. But it can be oppressive when it is used as a tool for dismissal of pain, or self-definition, and of life. People with disabilities are not looking to be cured, ...