Technology for Independent Living

Beeping Baseball Beep Baseball is a challenging, physically demanding and enjoyable sport for athletes who are blind or visually impaired. This ball conforms to the National Beep Ball Association and is slightly larger than a standard softball. Softer than a normal ball to ...

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  Visit Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the Sea of Galilee on these 6 wheelchair accessible cruise excursions. These tours include pick up and drop off transportation in a wheelchair accessible van with their 8 hour visit to some of the most important historical sites.   ...

Timely Tidbits

Quotes to make you think! “I’ve been judged a lot my entire life and bullied a lot because of it. Don’t leg being bullied define who you are.” ~ Alan Jones Silva, has trained for the circus since age 4. He loves the aerial acts because it feels like ...

Idaho Independent Living Newsletter – September

Challenge the way people think about disabilities. Pirates with their wooden legs, eye patches, hooks for hands are really just disability action figures. This tongue-in-cheek look at history, when you were paid for the loss of an arm or a leg, but still had a job, has merit ...

Vicki Leeper

From the Editor

What does it take to work with people with disabilities? The same skills as working with anyone else. When you realize they are just people, it’s pretty easy to relate. My job requires me to be highly organized, especially since I am working from home during COVID. And ...

NEWS FROM DAC NW

DAC Creates Awareness for the ADA Staff at our Moscow office hosted a touchless, drive thru event on August 26th, thirty days from the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. After decorating 50 rocks with ADA inspired art, they were hid around Moscow to ...

NEWS FROM NORTHWEST ADA CENTER – IDAHO

A transformative advance in the recognition and realization of human rights burst forth in the U.S. in the early 1970’s when disability advocates began using the legal system to challenge striking, blatant injustices to people with disabilities. Their heroic efforts led to ...

NEWS FROM LINC

Superfest Film Festival Online It’s almost Superfest season, so mark your calendars for October 17 & 18 and check out a few descriptions below! This year, the disability film festival will be exclusively online, which will give an opportunity to test some new formats and ...

NEWS FROM LIFE

Listening Sessions for Extended Employment Services The Idaho Legislature passed the new EES statute, which took effect on July 1st. To prepare for the negotiated rule making process, EES is conducting listening sessions throughout Idaho. Because of the COVID-19 issue, these ...

Signs of our Times

National Recovery Month is held every September to educate Americans that substance abuse treatment and mental health services can enable those with related disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. Latah Recovery Center Director Darrell Keim said he hopes supportive ...