October 2016

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Vicki Leeper

Letter from the Editor

One of the businesses that LIFE Inc does collaborative networking with is Neighbor Works  Pocatello.  There is a new “Little Free Library” in the College neighborhood! NeighborWorks Pocatello’s Mini-Grant Program helped make this possible.  The Mini-Grant ...

News from LIFE Inc.

WHEELCHAIR CLINIC OFFERED If you need a wheelchair or scooter, the team at the LIFE Inc. can make sure you get the right device with the right fit for optimal mobility and comfort at their clinic October 27th. Advances made in seating and mobility technology need to be ...

News From DAC NW

DAC NW PREPARES FOR CAREER MENTORING DAY Disability Action Center NW is once again preparing for Career Mentoring Day with two events to serve our area. On November 9th it will be held in Lewiston at the VFW Hall and on November 10th at the Fairfield Inn in Moscow. Students ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

The Northwest ADA Center-Idaho wants to encourage each and everyone of you to get out and vote on Election Day. Let’s REV UP THE DISABILITY VOTE In Idaho! USE YOUR POWER BY VOTING! In the words of Justin Dart, Vote Like Your Life Depends On It! Because it Does! ...

Camp Unity Stresses Inclusion

You’ve seen them, countless summer camps held for children with this or that kind of disability – a place where they don’t have to feel different. Sounds like a feel good kind of an idea, but we are shortchanging the kids with this system, ALL kids. Camps that ...

Technology for Independent Living

EZ Step Stair Climbing Cane This portable, lightweight EZ Step Stair Climbing Cane is designed to safely assist individuals who have ambulatory challenges with ascending or descending stairs, sidewalks, swimming pools, curbs, automobiles and anywhere else where there may be ...

LINKS WORTH SHARING

  UBER is improving their access for wheelchair users. The company is making adapted Caravans available to lease to drivers. This leasing offer incentivizes drivers to get these Caravans on the road.   HULU will soon be making all of its full-length English and ...

TIDBITS

  QUOTES TO MAKE YOU THINK “How about being black, female, small, hearing impaired – how do you think that combination affects you?  I’m on a lot of committees!” – Frances DeLoatch Frances Deloatch was a wheelchair user who lived in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ...