Seeking Self-Advocates!

Idaho’s Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) is creating a self-advocacy webpage which will be linked to the CDHD home page. This website will be for Idahoans with disabilities, and by Idahoans with disabilities. There will be articles, resources, stories, ...

New Moscow playground accessible to all

After four years of fund-raising, Lena Whitmore Elementary School opens recreational plaza that is wheelchair friendly. A new wheelchair accessible playground at Lena Whitmore Elementary School opened to students and the broader Moscow community last week. The school’s ...

Pullman’s Koppel Farm receives grant for accessible pathway

Koppel Farm Pullman Community Garden received a $13,900 grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for building an accessible pathway from the parking lot to the new accessible garden plot. The rant will help support people with disabilities who want to be able ...

Koppel Farm Pullman Community Garden receives close to $14,000

Koppel Farm Pullman Community Garden recently received close to a $14,000 grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The grant will help build an accessible pathway from the parking lot to the new accessible garden plot. This grant is part of the 2021 1st Cycle ...

ADA-compliant ramp at Atlas Park celebrated

COEUR d’ALENE — Atlas Park has much to like, but for Devyn Burdett, the ADA-compliant ramp tops the list. While wearing a dress, the holder of the Ms. Wheelchair Idaho title rolled a few feet into the Spokane River, smiling as she went, beaming even brighter when she left ...

ADA-compliant ramp a water wonder at Atlas Park

COEUR d’ALENE — A celebration of the new ADA-compliant ramp at Atlas Park is set for July 23 — but some who aren’t supposed to are already using it. And even abusing it. Kids were climbing on the ramp as a launching point for swimming and snorkeling in the inviting clear ...

ADA at 31: Meaningful changes continue

By Scott Jackson, Daily News staff writer    July 23, 2021 Participants were treated to sunshine, free hamburgers, bags of groceries and even school supplies Thursday at a celebration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, hosted by local nonprofit ...

Party to celebrate ADA anniversary is Thursday in Moscow

Disability Action Center NW will have a free public party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Mountain View Park in Moscow. The event will celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law. The event will feature a resource fair, ...

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Local non-profit to compete in national disability-awareness competition

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter July 7, 2021 A team from Disability Action Center Northwest, located in Moscow, will compete in a nationwide virtual game of Jeopardy. The competition will be held at 11 a.m. today virtually, executive director Mark Leeper said. The ...

Local Non-Profit to Take Part in National ADA Jeopardy Competition

MOSCOW – Mark Leeper, the Executive Director of Disability Action Center NW (DAC NW) will be competing in an upcoming nationwide virtual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Jeopardy game! This fun-filled, accessible game will test their knowledge of the ADA, signed ...