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April 2024

Interstate Connections Newsletter – April 2024

Those who have a strong IL Philosophy also have a strong set of values. They generally believe that ALL people should have the same rights. They believe in the dignity and worth of all people. Independent living principles evolve from these values. A principle is a basic truth, or assumption,

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From the Editor

BY VICKI LEEPER I met with a consumer in a nursing home. Turns out her hearing has become garbled and she doesn’t have or can afford hearing aides. This meant she was very isolated – can’t hear a conversation across the table at mealtime, can’t hear the television in her

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Community Events For You!

April 2024 Apr 16th – Special Education Transition Fair, Spokane Valley, WA Apr 16th – Capturing Grace Parkinson’s Film Event,  Kenworthy Theater, Moscow, ID Apr 17th – Transition Resource Fair, New Lewiston High School, Lewiston ID Apr 20th – S2024 Family Fair Walk & Roll, Pullman City Playfields, Pullman, WA

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News from DAC NW

APRIL IS PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH Disability Action Center NW is hosting a film event for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their friends and families on April 16th at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center in Moscow. The film to be shown will be “Capturing Grace”, a poignant reflection on the strength

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News from LINC

MAKING IDAHO’S HOMES & COMMUNITIES VISITABLE Finding housing in the United States these days can be difficult. If you have a mobility-related disability and need an accessible home it gets even harder. When it comes to multi-family housing, like apartments, there are certain accessibility requirements under the Fair Housing Act,

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News from DAC North East Washington

APRIL IS AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH By Hannah Adira, an Adult Woman with Autism Stimming in public can be scary. The looks that people give you and their judgments. Some may even verbally comment on what you are doing. Others may say that you should act your age. Even family, not

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