Idaho IL Newsletter

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! We are asking everyone to share a moment in their lives when they were thankful for the ADA. Join us in a summer long virtual celebration of accessibility. Take part in virtual webinars and workshops.  Be ...

From the Editor

Anyone who knows me, knows I love to garden. Enjoying a variety of weather outdoors growing flowers, fruits and vegetables. Now I didn’t say I was very successful at it! But I do love it. And I think about how I would change things to accommodate any disability I may get as ...

News from DAC NW

Celebrate with a Free ADA T-shirt! Everyone statewide is welcome to participate in this fun ADA celebration activity and you don’t have to be a person with a disability!  Request a t-shirt by calling your local Center for Independent Living or make a request through our ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

   Join us for our exciting, groundbreaking online campaign beginning July 17 through October 31. Let’s celebrate 30 years of Community Access, Independent Living, Employment and Activism through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).     When the COVID pandemic spread ...

News from LINC

Meet LINC’s New Executive Director: Jeremy Maxand Jeremy grew ump in a small island community in Southeast Alaska and has used a manual wheelchair since 1989. He moved to Idaho in the early nineties to attend Boise State University, where he earned undergraduate degrees in ...

News from LIFE, Inc.

Ways to Help with Isolation Among the many issues people with disabilities have to navigate, especially during this pandemic, is dealing with feelings of isolation and “being alone”. Whether a person lives by themselves independently or in a facility, it is important for ...

Americans with Disabilities Act

    Evan as President George H. W. Bush was signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990, conflicting views were sizzling all around. In fact, as the ink lay drying on that Washington, DC summer day, we stakeholders argued over the new federal law’s ...

Planning for the Future as a Parent with a Disability

If you have recently found out that you will soon become a parent, congratulations! It’s common for new parents to feel some degree of nervousness, particularly if one or both of the parents lives with a disability. You can ease the stress by making several changes to your ...

Self-Directed Personal Assistant Services

Growing demand for long-term care services, the need for new care models, rising costs, and the current and projected shortage of workers creates an urgent need for more research and policy development. The University of California San Francisco is utilizing their health ...

News from Idaho SILC

In recent months I’ve found myself in some unanticipated spaces, and I don’t just mean too many Zoom meetings from a hobbled together home office. As the executive director of the Idaho State Independent Living Council, I’m sometimes able to push my way into workgroups that ...