Gain Respect and Personal Power

        I’ll guess that there has been a time or two when you tried to say something that you felt was important. And nobody listened. Or a time that you had an answer to a problem someone else was facing. And they didn’t care. Ouch. These kinds of situations can really ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

Q. Can a museum charge admission for personal assistants on duty when they accompany an individual with a disability? Specifically if the individual with the disability is unable to independently access the museum without their personal assistant. A. Although the Department ...

Clothing for Autism

Getting dressed sounds easy, right? Not so true for people with autism.  Because of delays in learning life skills, the daily ritual of getting dressed presents unique challenges.  There are 12 million tweens, teens and young adults in this country who cannot dress ...

News from LIFE, Inc.

“Every human being is born with some sort of gift, an inclination or an instinct that can become a full-blown mastery. We may not see our gift for what it is. Having seen it we may choose not to accept the gift and its consequences for our life. Or, having claimed our ...

Technology for Independent Living

QRamp Modular Access QRamp has it all! This powder coated and photo luminescent light stripped ramp is the industry leader in safety, aesthetics and all around user feel. QRamp utilizes ThruFlow Premium decking for its maintenance free surface. The non-slip surface is built ...

Links Worth Sharing

October is National Disability Employment Month! Are you a disabled job seeker considering employment with the US Federal Government? Individuals with mental or physical disabilities can be hired under “Schedule A” hiring authority. Job-Hunt explains about special hiring ...

Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute

Helloooooo all you nature lover fans! This is the one armed bandit….burning up the keyboard, coming to you from Disability Action Center’s main office in Moscow located at the gateway to the panhandle of North Idaho. That being said…..Boy, oh, boy, do I have a good one for ...

TIDBITS

QUOTES TO MAKE YOU THINK! “ Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true… Having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.” – Benjamin Snow, in his Grade 8 essay “Attitudes About ...

From the Editor

Today, non-profits face an ever-shrinking revenue stream. The way I see it that can result in two completely different ways of thinking. Not wanting to work with a similar non-profit because you don’t want to compete for that revenue or give away your secrets for success, ...

DID U KNOW?

You can have a service animal vest made from your military uniform? No extra charge! PetJoyOnline.com makes service dog products used by organizations around the world. They make all their gear in Ohio, USA, and it’s the stuff the other guy’s copy. Custom embroidery and ...