LINKS WORTH SHARING

Written two years ago, Renata’s Street intends to infuse children with positive attitudes that afford them insight into disabilities as a normal part of life. It allows them to realize it is the surroundings, rather than the disability itself, that keeps this group of people ...

Technology for Independent Living

uControll Door Opener This remote controlled device enables you to regain or maintain your independence. If you use a walker, wheelchair or crutches, don’t risk backing up and possibly falling. Operate any interior door remotely with the handheld controller. It easily ...

TIDBITS

QUOTES TO MAKE YOU THINK! “Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork – ...

Vicki Leeper

From the Editor

Since I started working for DAC it becomes almost habit forming to check out places to see if they are accessible. Partly because my Mum lived with me last year and had trouble getting around, and partly because the people I work with face these issues every day, but I am ...

News from LIFE Inc

Night Life Adventures with Fishing On June 27, 2017, a small but enthusiastic group gathered to go fishing at the Portneuf Wellness Center Pond at Bannock Reservoir. We sat at the dock that stretches all the way across on end of the 7-acre pond. While arranging ourselves our ...

News From DAC NW

DAC NW is GOING TO THE DOGS Every week, it seems, a news channel will run a segment on so-called “fake service dogs”, otherwise known as, well, pets. These segments tend to turn into a tutorial on how to abuse the service dog system in America. And they provoke a knee-jerk ...

News From LINC

Bruneau Overlook Celebrates Accessible Feature On June 1st a celebration was held at the Bruneau Overlook. State Director for the Idaho Office of The Wilderness Society (TWS) Craig Gehrke collaborated with a number of groups to include accessible features in the upgraded ...

News from NW ADA Center – Idaho

     HP is taking great steps to engage their employee community to create a diverse and inclusive community. On May 23, 2017, HP’s Boise DisAbility Business Impact Network, hosted a disability etiquette training. To help with the training the Northwest ADA Center-Idaho and ...

Technology for Independent Living

Wheelchair Vented Canopy Summer is here! These power wheelchair and scooter canopies are perfect protection from the sun and keep you dry on rainy days. There are different designs available and come in multiple colors, allowing you to pick the style that best matches your ...

Idaho Talking Book Service

Is it difficult for you to hold a book or turn the pages? Is large print too small to read comfortably? Do you miss reading books and magazines? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Idaho Talking Book Service (TBS) can help. This free library service loans ...