September 2017

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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 ...

News from DAC NW

Youth Transition and Career Mentoring Day Life is full of transitions, and one of the more remarkable ones occur when we get ready to leave high school and go out in the world as young adults. Ideally everyone during these transition years acquires knowledge and skills to ...

News from NW ADA Center Idaho

It is important to know that Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs are vastly different and the terms “Service Dog” and “Therapy Dog” should NOT be interchanged with one another.  Federal Law states that a Service Animal is NOT a pet.  According to the ...

News from LINC

What do showering, brushing your teeth, and “visiting the porcelain throne” have to do with energy levels and community participation? More than you think, especially for people with mobility impairments, RTC: Rural of University of Montana is researching these impacts. They ...

News from LIFE

ADVANTAGES OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR IN HOME CARE      The in home care industry is struggling to find employees to provide care to people throughout the region. But where else can you find a job with just a genuine desire to help others and absolutely no ...

Technology for Independent Living

Hands Free Leash Wiredog’s new hands-free dog leash system is named after a “come along”, a tool used to move and pull things that might otherwise be difficult to move. Sometimes that difficult thing may be a person 😉 This hands free dog leash is your dog’s tool to pull you, ...

Links Worth Sharing

You don’t see time flying by, you feel it! Dot is the first tactile smart watch that uses active braille technology. This minimalistic white watch tells date and time, let’s you get notifications, calls and messages from your smart phone, all using tactile braille. And it ...

TIDBITS

  QUOTES TO MAKE YOU THINK! “Without peers to celebrate, cry, share stories with, empathize, and laugh with, life quickly becomes meaningless.” – Emily Wolinsky, one of the reluctant “Jerry’s Kids” from telethons past. Fun Tattoos Some people show their disability pride ...