November Newsletter

Gotta luv those grimy lovers #chronicallyill #chronicillnessmemes  Sharona Franklin started her meme Instagram account @hot.crip. Check it out!

From the Editor

As a marketing specialist it is my job to get DAC NW and CIL’s in general out into the public eye. People may not need us right now, but if we are top of mind, when they do need us they will know right where to go. COVID makes this job waaaay harder! During the […]

News From DAC NW

DAC NW WINS MAJOR AWARD Disability Action Center NW will be presented with the Outstanding Non-Profit for Idaho Philanthropy Day on November 9th. No part of the Idaho Panhandle is untouched by the work of Disability Action Center NW (DAC). With offices in Moscow, Lewiston, ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

With roots back to the New Deal of the 1930’s, the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act, which operates as the AbilityOne Program today, is a complex use of federal procurement power to seek to increase the employment of people who are blind or have significant disabilities. The ...

News from LINC

Disability Language Style Guide As language and social mores change at a seemingly faster and faster rate, it is becoming increasingly difficult for journalists and other communicators to figure out how to refer to people with disabilities. Event the term “disability” is no ...

News from LIFE

Eligible Voters with Disabilities Increase by Nearly 20% By Shaun Heasley As we near the November election, new research finds the number of voters with disabilities across the nation has grown exponentially and could make the difference in how races are decided. There are ...

Working from Home with a Dog

Some people may think that working from home means you can get up whenever you want, work when you feel like it, and take off early to do fun things you could not do before the coronavirus pandemic. Wrong! Sure, it’s nice to skip that drive to work in the morning and having ...

Career Guide for People with Disabilities

One of the first questions when looking for employment is “Should I disclose my disability?” The only scenario you’re obliged to disclose a disability in is when requesting accommodation. With that exception, there isn’t a definite answer on whether or not to disclose ...

Self-Directed Personal Assistant Services

Home Evacuation Checklist: As with any emergency, handling a home evacuation with confidence comes down to being as prepared as possible. With the right preparations, everyone can get to safety without making missteps along the way or getting too stressed. Although there is ...

News from Idaho SILC

Life with COVID-19 Happy November! We are now entering the 8th, or is it 9th month of Covid. When things started happening last March, the thought of still being in the middle of a crisis this many months later was unimaginable to me…after all, November was months and months ...