TIMELY TIDBITS

#AbledsAreWeird?

Lady on train: Why is your wheelchair pink?
Me: Because I like pink.
Lady on train: But you shouldn’t make a wheelchair pretty.
Me: Why not?
Lady on train: Because then people might think it’s okay to have one.

 

Superhero with Down Syndrome

Superb features the first superhero with Down syndrome – a chromosomal condition that affects roughly 1 in every 700 babies born in the United States. Jonah is the main hero of Superb. It’s the story about young people faced with challenges who struggle to understand one another and what it means to be heroes. The writers utilized the National Down Syndrome Society to help craft their characters with these life experiences.  Cool new comic characters!

Durable Medical Goods Exchange

Please call an office near you to make donations of durable medical items you no longer use or see if there is something you may need! Explain your needs and our trained staff may know the perfect item that will help you!
James Pickard in Moscow 208-883-0523
Valerie Johnson in Idaho Falls 208-529-8610
Todd Wilder in Boise 208-336-3335