News from LINC

5th Annual National Tour @ LINC When: April 11th, 9:00am Where: 1878 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83705 The DeafVibe Foundation is coming to Living Independence Network Corp (LINC) to give a presentation and workshop on how Deaf and Hard of Hearing people can achieve their ...

News from the Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

Ask any city and they are probably committed to improving the quality of life for its inhabitants. But city’s who strive for the title “Most Livable” want to provide equal access for all citizens, especially those with disabilities. Cities who refuse to settle for just ...

Seeking Treatment for the Disability of Mental Illness

Every kind of disability has its own challenges. As someone living with major mental illness, one of the challenges I face is getting good care from mental health professionals. After 30 years of treatment from various people with different professional titles, perhaps I can ...

Working Out – Do What You Can!

How do you get a good workout with a disability? For example a stroke can cause weakness of one side more than the other. Sometimes that arm may not move much at all, maybe just a shoulder shrug. Every Body Fitness recommends that you try to do whatever you can with that ...

Technology for Independent Living

Be ready for Brighter Days Ahead! Spring is here and with it more sunshine. Protect your winter weary eyes with these sunglasses! Cocoons Sidekick Flip-Up UV Sunglasses with Side Shields were designed to clip on to your prescription eyeglasses. All models feature 100-percent ...

Links Worth Sharing

  BioKite is designed using the same proven aerodynamic principles that allow jumbo jets to fly. This birdlike kite can soar in indoors allowing the disabled and anyone with mobility restrictions a chance to fly a kite.       Eight countries will compete ...

Did U Know?

Diane Dupuy, founder of Famous People Players, is dedicated to educating and employing people with developmental disabilities. They come to learn culinary arts, hospitality, technical theatre and performing arts through this exceptional theatre company. Each person is ...

Vicki Leeper

Letter from the Editor

My birthday is this month, and at my age I don’t need another do-dah or knick-knack. But something that really has the power to make me happy is accessibility. Since caring for my mum, I have become acutely aware of every little barrier that is in the way of her living life ...

News from DAC NW

DAC NW COEUR D’ALENE OFFICE HAS MOVED! March is a great time to get settled in new digs! DAC NW has moved their CDA office to Mullan Avenue in Post Falls. After some minor changes to the interior of this already accessible building, they will be ready for a Grand Opening and ...

News from LIFE Inc.

When Life Brings You Snow, Make a Snowplow Out of Your Wheelchair! If you live in Arizona, the only place you currently have to deal with snow is north of Pheonix. If you live in Pennsylvania, you have to deal with a bit more. 30 year old Tim Taylor (purely coincidence to ...