February 2019

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Makeup is Art, Beauty is Spirit

    My name is Toni Michele Thurling. Some call me Toni Michele, some call me just Toni, and the lazy ones call me “T”. I practice the art of makeup and fashion. I am offering my consulting services to people with disabilities. I have been a licensed cosmetologist for over ...

News from DAC NW

DAC is once again partnering with a service dog organization. They understand the need for trained service animals in the area AND the huge cost that is typically associated with them.  Autism Anchoring Dogs is an organization located in Portland Oregon whose service dogs ...

News from Northwest ADA Center Idaho

The Northwest ADA Center Idaho, LINC, and DAC NW joined dozens of agencies for Fred Riggers Disability Awareness Day, January 29th. Fred Riggers is an example of a true advocate. He began visiting the State Capitol over 19 years ago. He learned that sharing your story could ...

News from LINC, Inc.

PIVOT is a dance center in the Boise area. They are inclusive and offer a place where everybody belongs and feels accepted, where each individual and their uniqueness is embraced and celebrated. All students are part of a learning community and receive a quality experience ...

News From LIFE Inc.

This program is designed to assist individuals who are earning at least 15% of their income and are considered disabled. The process through Dept. of Health & Welfare lets you apply for any Medicaid program with one application. Visit https://www.livebetteridaho.org/ for ...

Personal Assistant Services

Acute and chronic wounds are a health care concern, driven by aging populations and the increasing prevalence of chronic conditions such j as diabetes and obesity. More than a third of people who utilize in home care require treatment for wounds. Accurate measurement enables ...

LINKS WORTH SHARING

  We guarantee Lost Voice Guy will have you laughing as he brings something completely different to the comedy scene. His CP has left him unable to speak but it certainly doesn’t hold this comedy genius back as he delivers his hilarious gags in a unique way.   ...

Facts about Idaho Everyone Should Know

    Hello All! This month I thought it would be fun to explore some interesting facts about Idaho you may have not heard. In fact, there are a few facts I hadn’t heard before either! Without further ado we’ll start off with one everyone knows…      Idaho’s official nickname ...

A Call to Embrace Tele-psychiatry in Whitman and Latah County

    If we’re too rural to have enough psychiatrists to serve our communities, then I believe it’s time for us to embrace tele-psychiatry!  Whitman and Latah counties are considered rural according to a variety of definitions that are used as eligibility for federal programs. ...

TIDBITS

America Saves Week for people with disabilities Looking for a way to jumpstart your financial security? Follow America Saves Week from February 25-March 2 to receive daily tips, goals, and toolkits. They have partnered with the National Disability Institute to advance and ...